reopening schools

The Wolf Administration on March 30 announced new rules for schools. Including changing the number of days K-12 buildings need to shut their doors after COVID cases are found. But the updated guidelines don’t reflect what local school leaders have been asking for.

COVID-related school closures are fairly routine these days in Pennsylvania. But on March 30, state officials announced new guidelines on how they should happen for K-12 schools.

It’s just over a year since the pandemic forced school closures across the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the nation.

The Easton Area School District school board voted to return kindergarten through fifth-grade students back to their classrooms four days a week.

When schools closed in March many parents became teachers overnight. But for those who have children with special needs, virtual learning presented a real-world challenge.


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