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Virtual learning helps students struggling with mental health

Allie Schleifer, Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Lead School Counselor, said virtual learning provides students struggling with their mental health the opportunity to learn in a safe place, have more flexibility, learn with more family support, improve their academics, use chat boxes and turn off their camera for comfort, and relieve the pressure of making friends and dressing to fit into a school environment. 

By Aniya Faulcon

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Advocates say remote teaching puts English language learners in an impossible situation

The struggles students face during remote learning — like isolation, technology fatigue and anxiety about the future — are all exacerbated for students who are not proficient English speakers.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Gettysburg College begins to “de-densify” campus

The number of students in residence on campus will be reduced to approximately 900. 
By Ed Arke/WITF