Education in a Pandemic: Learning from Illinois Students & Caregivers to Plan for the Road Ahead


Education in a Pandemic: Learning from Illinois Students & Caregivers to Plan for the Road Ahead highlights the testimonies of more than 120 students, parents and caregivers from across Illinois as they share their experiences of remote, hybrid, and in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The findings, coupled with specific suggestions from focus group participants, lend themselves to recommendations for state leaders planning for the learning recovery road ahead. Read the report to learn about our participants’ experiences and our policy recommendations.


A special thank you to the Chicago Urban League, Educator Advisory Council, Illinois 60 by 25 Network, Illinois Student Assistance Commission, Equity First Superintendents, Illinois PTA, League of United Latin American Citizens, Faith Coalition for the Common Good, and the student, parent, and caregiver participants who all made this report possible.  

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