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Philly learning centers bring working parents both relief and anxiety

The city opened 31 access centers to supervise K-6 students from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during virtual schooling.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

New study says Pennsylvania’s child care industry needs millions more in aid to survive

Providers said they are struggling to pay bills, institute costly COVID-19 safety measures and find the cash to rehire staff.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

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Daniel Tiger learns to cope when the pandemic reaches the World of Make Believe

Fred Rogers Productions put together the special episode in record time to give parents and children relevant ways to talk about the pandemic.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Pennsylvania schools setting in-person teaching rules as pandemic spreads

School districts have generally hewed to the state-issued guidance, but there are differences.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Teachers seize the moment as parent demand fuels market for private tutors

Requests for long-term tutoring services have exploded on social media across the country in recent weeks.

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

Some people agree to disagree over what’s safe during the pandemic

Early on, Donna Joe resented being told what to do but she didn’t tell her daughters that. She says better communication at the start would have made it easier to work out their differences.

By Jeff Brady/NPR

Updated: July 9, 2020 | 2:11 pm

Masks will be required inside all Pennsylvania schools

Under the order, students and staff are allowed to remove their masks if they are engaged in an activity and at least six feet apart.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY