Pennsylvania Dept. Of Education Allows Schools To Delay Standardized Testing Until FallThe Pennsylvania Department of Education announced Saturday that the state will allow schools to delay standardized testing until the fall.
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Ask Biden Administration To Waive School Test MandateThe chairs of Pennsylvania’s state Senate Education Committee on Wednesday asked the Biden administration to waive this year’s requirement for school standardized testing because of the pandemic.
Wolf Administration Announces SNAP Expansion For College StudentsSome college students can now receive food assistance through SNAP.
Pennsylvania Department Of Education Looking For Sponsors For Summer Meals Nutrition ProgramThe Pennsylvania Department of Education is asking organizations to consider providing meals to kids during the summer months through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program.
$2.2B In COVID-19 Funds Going To Pennsylvania SchoolsGov. Tom Wolf is allocating $2.2 billion in federal stimulus funds to schools affected by the pandemic.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Dept. Of Education Recommends Elementary School Students Return To The ClassroomThe Pennsylvania Department of Education is updating its guidance to schools for the spring semester.
Upper St. Clair School District Awarded $17,000 Safe Schools GrantUpper St. Clair School District has been awarded a $17,000 grant to upgrade their safety equipment.
State Officials Recommend Westmoreland County Schools Go Online-Only As Coronavirus Cases RiseFor the second week in a row, the Wolf administration says it's speaking with Westmoreland County school districts because of "substantial" community spread.
Wolf Administration Encourages Schools To 'Voluntarily Enforce' Gathering LimitsThe Wolf administration is encouraging districts to "voluntarily enforce" gathering limits after a federal judge ruled the governor's pandemic restrictions unconstitutional.
Pennsylvania Leaders Meet To Discuss How Start Of School Year Will ProceedWith classes starting again at local schools, state leaders convened one more time.
Pennsylvania Students Required To Wear Masks At All TimesThe Pennsylvania Department of Education and Department of Health are requiring students to wear masks at all times while in school.
Pa. Education, Health Depts. Give Schools Guidance For Handling Coronavirus OutbreaksPennsylvania state government agencies are providing school leaders with advice about how to respond when students or employees with confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been on school property.
Wolf Administration Recommends Postponing High School Sports And Recreational Youth Sports Until 2021The Wolf administration is recommending that school and recreational youth sports be postponed until 2021.
Educators Looking To Pa. Lawmakers For Protection From Potential Lawsuits If Schools Have Coronavirus OutbreaksPennsylvania lawmakers are continuing to work on what they can do to help schools reopen safely.
Wolf Administration Releases Updated Guidance For Reopening SchoolsThe Wolf Administration has released updated guidance for reopening schools.