More COVID-19 Testing In Kids Creates Long Turnaround TimesA trip to the school nurse ends differently these days. Some schools are sending children home for sneezes and the sniffles.
School Mask Exemption Bill For Students Clears State Senate CommitteeA bill that would allow parents in Pennsylvania to exempt their children from wearing a mask at school cleared a state Senate committee on Tuesday as Republican lawmakers started making good on their pledge to counter the governor's statewide mask mandate.
Parents Losing Patience Over Bus Driver ShortageParents say they’re reaching their breaking point over the bus driver shortage.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Lays Out Closure Plan For Possible COVID-19 OutbreakPittsburgh Public Schools released its plan to close schools should they experience a COVID-19 outbreak.
Hempfield Area School Board Considering Legal Action Against PennsylvaniaMembers of the Hempfield Area School Board could join a lawsuit against the state's mask mandate for schools, or could file their own lawsuit.
Beaver Area School District Moves High School And Dutch Ridge Elementary To Remote LearningBeaver Area High School and Dutch Ridge Elementary School will move to remote learning next week due to a rise in COVID-19 cases.
In-Person Classes Resume At University Of Pittsburgh As COVID-19 Cases Rise On CampusAs in-person classes will resume at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, the return to the classroom is being met with a growing concern over COVID-19 cases.
Bus Driver Shortage Continuing To Cause Problems For Districts, Students With School Back In SwingWe're weeks into the school year, and bus companies are still struggling to find enough bus drivers.
Pennsylvania Targets Physicians Offering Stock Doctor's Notes For School Mask Mandate ExemptionsSome Pennsylvania physicians are offering stock doctor’s notes for use by parents wishing to have their children exempted from wearing masks in school.
Montour Parents, Students Protest Statewide School Mask MandateThe first week of the statewide school mask mandate is coming to a close, but not without more protests.
Helping Kids Deal With Mask-Shaming At School As They Return To The ClassroomThe battle over masks in schools isn't just taking place during school board meetings, but among students, as well.
COVID-19 Cases Sharply Rise In Allegheny County Kids Too Young To Be VaccinatedAbout 11 times more children too young to be vaccinated got COVID-19 in August compared to June, Allegheny County Health Director Dr. Debra Bogen said Wednesday.
Some Franklin Regional Parents Protest Statewide School Mask MandateFrom the high school to the middle school, parents in the Franklin Regional School District made sure their message was heard: “our children, our choice.”
Allegheny Clarion Valley School District Moves To Remote Learning Due To Positive COVID-19 CasesWith over 100 people in quarantine, the Allegheny Clarion Valley School District will learn remotely on Wednesday.
PAC Giving School Board Slates $10,000 Checks To Keep Classes In-PersonA group called Back to School PA has already given $300,000 to school board candidates, including some in this region.