Some Local School Districts Considering More In-Person Learning DaysAbout a month into school, many school districts are looking to make a change when it comes to how the kids are learning.
Ohio: Schools Can’t Sub Face Shields For Masks In Most CasesOhio health officials say school districts will not be allowed to use face shields rather than facial coverings or masks in most cases as a means of curbing coronavirus transmission as schools get ready to start the 2020-21 academic year.
West Mifflin Area School District Goes Online-Only For First 9 WeeksThe West Mifflin Area School District is going online-only for the first nine weeks of school.
Wolf Administration Gives Schools Reopening Recommendations Based On Local Coronavirus Transmission Rate Under pressure to give schools more health guidance about how to safely reopen, Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration says it'll provide recommendations to school districts based on the local rate of transmission of the coronavirus.
'We Intend To Open Our Schools': Butler Area School District Releases Revised Reopening PlanThe Butler Area School District says unless Gov. Wolf issues a mandatory closure -- which he has said he won't do -- it intends to open its schools.
House Education Committee Hears Concerns About Reopening SchoolReopening schools is the hot topic of discussion in Harrisburg this week.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Board Votes For Online-Only Classes During First 9 WeeksThe Pittsburgh Public Schools board has voted on how its students will return to class.
Gov. Tom Wolf Is Not Announcing A Statewide School Building Closure Or Class Cancellation Despite 'Widespread Rumors'Gov. Tom Wolf says he's not announcing a statewide school building closure or class cancellation, despite "widespread rumors."
As Schools Look At Reopening, It's Unclear How Likely Children Are To Be Infected And How They Spread CoronavirusDoctors are still studying how COVID-19 affects kids -- from how they get it to how they may pass it on to others. What does this mean for going back to school?
Mt. Lebanon School District Pushes Back Start Of SchoolThe Mt. Lebanon School District is pushing the first day of school back a week.
Rising Coronavirus Case Counts Could Jeopardize Schools Reopening, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine WarnsEvery region of Pennsylvania has seen an increase in the rate of positive coronavirus cases and failing to stop that could jeopardize the reopening of schools for the fall semester, the state’s top health official said Thursday.
Parents Forced To Weigh The Risks Versus The Benefits Of Sending Children Back To School During The Coronavirus PandemicAs school districts across the region layout their plans for the fall, some are putting the final decision in the hands of parents.
Wolf Administration Releases Updated Guidance For Reopening SchoolsThe Wolf Administration has released updated guidance for reopening schools.
President Trump And Coronavirus Task Force Say Kids Need To Go Back To SchoolAs the weeks go by, school districts are trying to figure out the best plan for returning to school in the fall -- and if that’s even the right decision to make.
Pennsylvania's Mandatory Mask Order Applies To SchoolsThe mandatory mask order applies to schools, according to guidelines updated by the state.