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217 Today: What does summer school look like in 2023 for students who need to recover credits?

Graduates at Rockford Public Schools' 2023 Summer Commencement ceremony.

August 9, 2023

Today’s headlines:

  • More than two dozen local agencies gathered at the Rantoul Family Sports Complex Tuesday evening for a Family Resource Fair.
  • Hospitals in Illinois will be required to screen uninsured patients to see if they qualify for financial aid under a new state law.
  • Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed a law to further cap the out-of-pocket cost for insulin.
  • Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias is encouraging people of color to join the state’s organ donor registry.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about what summer school looks like for students who need to recover credits in Illinois.

217 Today is produced by Stephanie Mosqueda. Reporting contributed by Mae Antar, Kristen Schorsch, Alex Degman, Mawa Iqbal and Peter Medlin.

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