Carbondale Elementary School

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Students are starting school this week, but in Carbondale parents have some options.

Instead of heading back to the classroom this fall many students will continue remote learning.


Carbondale Community High School is joining the elementary school district in starting the upcoming academic year with remote learning only.

Remote Learning
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The Carbondale Elementary School board has voted to start the school year off with remote learning. 

District 95's Board voted unanimously to not return to in-person instruction and continue with remote learning.

Carbondale Elementary Schools Are Preparing For Fall

Jul 10, 2020

School districts are preparing their plans for returning to school in the fall under phase 4 of restore Illinois.

School districts have over 60 pages of recommendations and guidelines from the state outlining how to reopen during COVID-19.

CES #95 Providing Meals During COVID-19 Closure

Mar 23, 2020
Durham School Bus Service Delivering Grab and Go Meals
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On Wednesday Carbondale Elementary School District started distributing meals at bus stops to children unable to make it the feeding sites.

James Allison of Carbondale usually doesn’t see a school bus stopped in front of his house. Today, it's for deliveries.

“North Almond, that’s down the street from James, two meals.”

The Carbondale school district and Durham School Bus Service began delivering breakfast and lunch to all those under 18 after Governor Pritzker ordered them shut down.

A teacher's strike may soon impact Carbondale School District 95.

Unions representing the teachers and support staff say they've submitted their final offers to the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board. Once the board posts the offers, the Carbondale Education Association and the Carbondale Educational Support Professional Association can choose to go on strike in 14 days.

Summer Lunch Programs Help Kids Fight Hunger

Jun 17, 2019
Carbondale Summer Lunch Program
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School's out and summer break is here, but some for some kids that means a break from balanced meals.

Many Illinois communities offer a summer lunch program to help balance the scales of food insecurity.

The Illinois Education Association is urging lawmakers to lift the three percent salary cap for teachers' pensions.

Carbondale leaders say they want to know more about a suspended cops-in-schools program.