The 21st Show

Schools Will Transition To Remote Learning Amid Coronavirus Closures


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Beginning tomorrow, all students at both public and private schools across the state will be staying home in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Universities and colleges in Illinois have also postponed in-person classes. On The 21st, we discussed how educators are handling the transition to virtual learning. 

Guests: Ben LeRoy, teaches a law course at the University of Illinois; James Lowe, Director of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine's i-Learning Center; Peter Medlin, education reporter at WNIJ; Lee Gaines, education reporter with Illinois Public Media and Illinois Newsroom.