By Josh Bootsma
LANSING, Ill. (August 20, 2021) – As school started on Wednesday, August 18, Managing Editor Josh Bootsma and Education Reporter Jim Masters got a chance to talk with District 158 Superintendent Dr. Nathan Schilling and ask him about the state of the D158 heading into a new school year.
Jim asks Dr. Schilling about expanded summer school, and what other steps the district is taking to address potential gaps in learning coming off a year of virtual instruction.
- District 158 hopes double summer school reduced gaps caused by pandemic (August 20, 2021)
Jim and Dr. Schilling talk about what worries the district most as a new in-person school year starts in a COVID environment.
Dr. Schilling shares a concern regarding Indiana school districts, and D158’s tendency to eventually experience whatever trends are seen there with regard to COVID.
Jim and Dr. Schilling discuss vaccination policies at the D158 schools.
Jim talks about the construction at Lester Crawl, and asks Dr. Schilling how the work is coming along.
- District 158 breaks ground on new Lester Crawl Primary Center (April 26, 2021)
Jim asks about the agenda items for D158’s August 18 board meeting.
Dr. Schilling talks about saving taxpayers money through recalled and refinanced bonds.
How will D158 know they’ve had a successful year? Dr. Schilling answers.
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