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Rantoul schools add “office hours” to combat learning loss

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RANTOUL — Learning slowed across Illinois when the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now, schools have the money to do something about it – in the form of federal COVID-19 relief. School districts in Rantoul have chosen to use the money to establish teacher “office hours.” “The philosophy is similar to a study hall, if study halls […]

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Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 Today’s headlines: Rantoul High School is using federal COVID-19 relief to establish teacher office hours to help students who are struggling. Even though John Deere’s first-quarter earnings were down compared to a year ago, the Moline-based company still says they’re doing better than they expected despite a strike last year and higher […]