Southern Illinois’ group schools have all prolonged their spring breaks an extra week and moved lessons to on-line and distance-learning platforms.
That features Shawnee Group School in Ullin, Southeastern Illinois School in Harrisburg, Rend Lake School in Ina and John A Logan School in Harrisburg. At all the colleges, college students have been anticipated to return to their respective campuses Monday, however spring break has been prolonged per week in an effort to regulate the unfold of novel coronavirus. When instruction begins on Monday, March 23, lessons can be provided on-line and in different different codecs, all the colleges stated in statements this week.
“That is in the interim, and we are going to proceed to guage after we can return to face-to-face instruction,” Rend Lake School stated in a press release posted to its web site.
Extra directions could also be offered for college students in lessons that embrace labs or clinicals on a case-by-case foundation, the faculty stated.
The entire schools stated they count on to stay open, although many occasions are being cancelled. Every of their web sites present info that officers are updating routinely.
There haven’t but been any confirmed circumstances in Southern Illinois, and all the schools describe their efforts as proactive and cautionary.