School Closings

  • Bertino-Tarrant reacts to governor’s closure of schools

    JBT 041720PLAINFIELD — State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) said Friday she supports Gov. JB Pritzker’s decision to close in-person classes for the rest of the school year as a way to keep children and families safe from COVID-19.

    “The decision made by our governor Friday afternoon to close schools for the rest of the academic year is best for the safety and health of our community and all of Illinois,” Bertino-Tarrant said. “Thanks to the hard work and support from our teachers, students will continue education through e-learning and other at-home programs.”

    Pritzker announced Friday afternoon that schools across Illinois will remain closed for in-person classes for the rest of the academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic.