Agenda Item
Meeting Date: 1/4/2021 - 6:30 PM
Category: ROLL CALL ACTION ITEMS
Type: Action
Subject: Approval of the Second Semester Learning Models
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Resolution: WHEREAS, the Board of Education had open conversation about returning to learn for second semester during this evening's meeting held January 4, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education previously approved the return to learn plan for first semester 2020; and

WHEREAS, the District recommends offering the hybrid and remote learning models second semester; and

WHEREAS, personal protective equipment has been purchased and distributed to schools and each school has a COVID-19 School Safety Plan of Action in place; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education approved that the District participate will as a pilot district for the BinaxNow Antigen testing program; and

WHEREAS, based on the decreasing trends of the COVID-19 metrics for Sangamon County, the District recommends beginning the hybrid learning model January 12, 2021;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves providing the hybrid and remote models for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves beginning the hybrid learning model on Tuesday, January 12, 2021; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the District will follow guidance from the State of Illinois and Illinois Department of Public Health including a return to a full remote model if warranted.
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Jennifer E. Gill - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Tiffany Mathis Moved, Member Anthony Mares seconded to approve the Original motion 'WHEREAS, the Board of Education had open conversation about returning to learn for second semester during this evening''s meeting held January 4, 2021; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education previously approved the return to learn plan for first semester 2020; and

WHEREAS, the District recommends offering the hybrid and remote learning models second semester; and

WHEREAS, personal protective equipment has been purchased and distributed to schools and each school has a COVID-19 School Safety Plan of Action in place; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education approved that the District participate will as a pilot district for the BinaxNow Antigen testing program; and

WHEREAS, based on the decreasing trends of the COVID-19 metrics for Sangamon County, the District recommends beginning the hybrid learning model January 12, 2021;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves providing the hybrid and remote models for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Education approves beginning the hybrid learning model on Tuesday, January 12, 2021; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the District will follow guidance from the State of Illinois and Illinois Department of Public Health including a return to a full remote model if warranted.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 4 Nay: 3.
The motion Carried 4 - 3
   
Judith Johnson     No
Scott McFarland     Yes
Michael Zimmers     No
Anthony Mares     Yes
William Ringer     Yes
Micah Miller     No
Tiffany Mathis     Yes