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Wolf admin. touts coronavirus procedures, services for families amid back-to-school season

Parents across the commonwealth have a lot of questions about how to navigate school safely during a pandemic.

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: August 4, 2020 | 4:50 pm

Pa. education secretary will step down in October to lead Lancaster technical college

Education Secretary Pedro Rivera will be the next president of Thaddeus Stevens College in Lancaster.
By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

Education Secretary Rivera takes new job in Lancaster as schools grapple with reopening

Secretary Pedro Rivera was hired as president of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in Lancaster. He will remain education secretary until October.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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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

Smart Talk Thursday: Pa. education chief talks school this fall; How many hours to work to pay rent; Seniors play ball

State planning to start classes on time but with major changes
By Scott LaMar

Pennsylvania’s new list of struggling schools looks beyond usual suspects

Each identified school will work with a team of state officials to create improvement plans
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads