After the Illinois High School Association voted to allow its winter basketball season to proceed in spite of new guidance from the state’s health department, the State Board of Education warned that moving forward with the spot could have serious consequences. In a letter published Wednesday night, Dr. Carmen Ayala, the Superintendent of Education for the state of Illinois,...
In a stunning move, the Illinois High School Association voted Wednesday to allow this winter’s basketball season to move forward as scheduled, a day after Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health re-classified the sport as a “higher-risk” activity. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the latest details.