Illinois K-12 School Staff & Teacher Vaccine Mandate Goes Into Effect

Illinois’ vaccine mandate for K-12 teachers went into effect Monday after the deadline was postponed several weeks to allow staff time to get the shot. If educators are still unvaccinated, they need to be tested weekly. Rockford Education Association president Mel Gilfillan says they feel “very good” that their vaccination rate is around 80%. But […]

Nearly 1,300 Champaign Unit 4 Schools Staff Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

CHAMPAIGN – Earlier this month, 1,291 teachers and other staff members at Champaign Unit 4 Schools received their first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This week, they return for a second dose. Dozens of staff members and some members of the community filed in and out of Centennial High School on Monday. They […]