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Pa. schools may be required to post their curriculum online. Is it about transparency or censorship?

The bill would apply to school districts, career and technical centers, charter schools and intermediate units.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Updated: September 30, 2021 | 5:30 pm

Pennsylvania recruiting school bus drivers amid shortage

The state is hoping to address the shortage by appealing to people with commercial driver’s licenses looking for work or seeking to supplement their income.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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As Warren County COVID-19 cases increase, hundreds of students request masking exemptions

Warren County is seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases with the school year beginning this month. Close to 20% of new cases so far in September are among students in Warren County School District, where hundreds have been in quarantine.

By Min Xian/WPSU

Wolf stumps for school mask mandate in Norristown visit, downplays critics

Wolf and Secretary of Education Noe Ortega said they have seen mostly “good behavior” and compliance with the mask mandate from districts and parents across the state.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Wolf’s mask mandate supported, criticized as COVID continues to divide school communities

In many rural areas of the state, districts spent the last 24 hours responding to parent complaints about Wolf’s order.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Pennsylvania schools making plans to spend pandemic windfall

In Pennsylvania, the largest cities collected the most in federal pandemic relief money, with the 130,000-student Philadelphia public schools receiving nearly $1.8 billion, or 10 times more than any other district.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: August 26, 2021 | 1:39 pm

Republican leaders reject Wolf’s call to pass school mask mandate

Few school districts are requiring masks inside classrooms, something the Democratic governor said it needed to ensure safety.

By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA
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