How the pandemic changed education for students with disabilities & accommodations

Mario McMinn’s eyes start to burn by hour five of staring at screens. He’s a high school sophomore who isn’t blind but has a visual impairment. When he and everyone else were forced to learn from home in 2020, it meant his whole day was looking at his iPad and computer. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/s528/audio/2022/10/1004stuf.mp3 Listen to this […]

217 Today: Pandemic learning places a greater strain on students with disabilities

Monday, October 10, 2022 Today’s headlines: University of Illinois researchers published a new database last week on police use of force across the state. The University of Illinois and Champaign Police Departments have made changes regarding who responds to calls in Campustown and the greater Champaign area. Defense again led the way for the Illinois […]

New U of I database gives more complete picture of police shootings in Illinois

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CHAMPAIGN — University of Illinois researchers published a new database last week on police use of force across the state. The SPOTLITE database – short for “Systemic Policing Oversight Through Lethal-Force Incident Tracking Environment” — includes twice as many incidents as Illinois police previously reported. “When we rely solely on administrative reporting by policing agencies, […]