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School districts across Pennsylvania are preparing to enforce a masking order handed down by Secretary of Health Dr. Alison Beam.

In the Parkland School District, 97% of students returned for in-person instruction on Aug. 30. 

Pennsylvania saw another spike in COVID-19  numbers Monday with more than 9,000 new cases reported over the weekend. 

Gov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania’s legislature to quickly approve a new statewide mask mandate for schools because his administration is worried that students returning to schools are going back to an unsafe environment.

Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services is extending support for older youth who have aged out of the foster care system.


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