At a time of great upheaval and change, and in the middle of a global pandemic, we have all been called to acknowledge and confront systemic racism.
District officials are still planning for three scenarios in case officials order schools to remain closed or there is a second coronavirus outbreak.
Gov. Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that schools across the commonwealth can begin to apply for a combined $150 million in School Health and Safety Grants, which can be used to purchase cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment; to provide mental health services and professional development to students and staff; and to retrofit school buildings to promote social distancing.
The aid is especially needed to support low-income students, students of color, students with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, lawmakers said.
Why should taxpayers be funding cyber tuition at the same rate as brick and mortar charters when the cyber charters don't have buiildings?
The board voted 9-6 in favor of the application during a virtual session on Thursday. The vote came after the regulatory panel spent two days taking testimony on the application.
The college sports world stood up and took notice when top basketball prospect Mikey Williams said he was thinking about going to a HBCU.
PSEA is joining educators, parents, and community leaders to urge Congress to invest $175 billion in our nation’s schools, colleges, and universities.
Right now, the guidelines are simply that -- suggestions, not enforceable regulations. But officials say says that they represent the best practices that the state can offer.
While much larger districts have struggled to get distance learning programs up and running, Clairton Elementary is “The Little Engine That Could.”