Wolf says ‘widespread’ school closure rumor is false
“I want to be clear: I am not closing school buildings or cancelling classes,” Wolf tweeted Friday afternoon.
A look at the 2020-2021 stopgap budget: How Pa. is paying for prisons and COVID-19 relief | The Numbers Racket
For the most part, the funding in the $25.8 billion stopgap budget will remain at the same level as the 2019-2020, but there are a few areas where the budgets differ.
School safety, county block grants and Head Start: How Pa. is spending that $2.6B in CARES Act Money | The Numbers Racket
Here’s how the first half shakes out by state agency and department:
Dept. of Ed Cancels PSSA, Keystone and other school exams
The cancellation comes nearly a week after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered Pennsylvania schools to close amid growing concerns of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Map: 100 Pa. schools found lead in their drinking water. Here’s how they responded
Water at more than 100 buildings in 32 districts across Pennsylvania had unsafe levels of lead in the 2018-2019 school year, according to a list the Pennsylvania Department of Education published in late November.
Harrisburg city school district may soon be under state control, as Pa. Education department petitions for receivership
The county court has seven days to hold a hearing on the petition, and then 10 days to file a decision on receivership, the Department of Education said in a press release.