Layne Stracener is the education reporter at the News Tribune.
Recent stories by Layne Stracener
Local Catholic schools to stay closed through April 30 Bishop Shawn McKnight issued a formal decree which restricts public gatherings to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Apr. 1 2020 @ 11:00am
Tebbetts community comes together for birthday celebration Tebbetts resident Lois Bess couldn't have a traditional party for her 90th birthday due to social distancing — but that didn't stop the celebration. Mar. 28 2020 @ 6:07pm
Schools in Cole County extend closures All public and non-public schools in Cole County have extended school closures through April 10. Mar. 26 2020 @ 2:47pm
Survival guide will help new parent-teachers chart learning at home With schools closing and more people working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may find yourself with a second job — teacher. Mar. 22 2020 @ 12:05am