Thursday, December 15, 2022
- Illinois’ former public health director told federal lawmakers on Wednesday that required paid time off is a good policy, especially during a pandemic.
- The percentage of Asian-American lawmakers in the state legislature has increased sharply in recent years, but the rate still lags behind the general population.
- The Urbana school board will reconsider in January how to establish one fully dual-language elementary school for Spanish and English.
- People looking to buy a Christmas tree this year might notice they’re in tight supply, and it’s partly due to drought.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about language barriers within families in C-U’s Latinx community.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Eric Stock, Emily Hays, Xcaret Nunez and Jacqueline Barba.