Education

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Shawn Digity
July 29, 2020 - 6:07 pm
On Wednesday, Clarion University announced that the fall semester will be “primarily remote.”
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Holly Quan
July 29, 2020 - 1:56 pm
Parents are connecting with several other families to form tutoring “pods” for their children so they don’t miss out on in-person learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 29, 2020 - 12:14 pm
With school only weeks away, many districts continue to make plans for a return to school, either in-person, virtually or a hybrid of the two.
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Lynne Hayes-Freeland & Robert Mangino
July 29, 2020 - 7:36 am
"We really are depending on the parents to help us make sure the kids are in good condition getting on the bus; that no one has a fever or anything like that and that they have teir masks and they're prepared for the day."
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Rachel Kalas
July 28, 2020 - 7:47 pm
University President E. Gordon Gee outlined the new changes to the 2020 fall semester.
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Fairfax County Public School buses are lined up at a maintenance facility in Lorton, Va., Friday, July 24, 2020. The nation's 10th largest school district plans an all-virtual start to the fall semester amid the Covid-19 pandemic. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Associated Press
July 28, 2020 - 7:35 pm
One of the nation's largest teachers unions is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic. The American Federation of Teachers, which represents 1.7 million school employees, issued a resolution on Tuesday...
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Joe DeStio
July 28, 2020 - 10:22 am
School district officials are complaining they’re not getting enough guidance from the state on how to safely reopen next month.
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Melinda Roeder
July 27, 2020 - 1:35 pm
With many school districts still working on plans for the new year, one program is seeing a huge spike in interest.
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Lena Landaverde, assistant director of the Precision Diagnostics Center, heads to the new COVID-19, on-campus testing labs after donning personal protective equipment, Thursday, July 23, 2020, at Boston University in Boston. Dozens of U.S. colleges are announcing plans to test students for the coronavirus this fall, but their strategies vary widely. Federal health officials discourage widespread testing on college campuses, but some researchers say it's necessary to prevent outbreaks. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Associated Press
July 26, 2020 - 9:01 am
BOSTON (AP) — For students heading to Colby College in Maine this fall, coronavirus testing is expected to be a routine part of campus life. All students will be required to provide a nasal swab every other day for two weeks, and then twice a week after that. All told, the college says it will...
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Joe DeStio
July 23, 2020 - 4:33 pm
If schools are allowed to reopen their classrooms next month, PA State Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says COVID-19 rates are going to have to drop first.
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