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As coronavirus closes schools, wealthier districts send laptops home with students. What about poorer districts?
As school districts from Lower Merion to Cherry Hill prepared to give students Chromebooks this week, Shaxi Ortiz picked up worksheets and reading materials from a Camden elementary school for her two daughters. “I only have one computer,” said Ortiz, as she left the...read more
A Dallastown Area School District student wrote a letter thanking educators and staffers for their work during the COVID-19 crisis. The letter says, "While walking inside to the drop box, I saw lunch workers providing bagged meals for families in cars. While they...read more
We’re in an unprecedented time that will require unprecedented action to ensure the health and well-being of all, including children, is at the forefront of any action taken by our government. To limit the effect the coronavirus pandemic will have on Americans, we...read more
It’s looking more and more likely that Pennsylvania schools will be closed beyond the initial 2-week shutdown mandated by Gov. Tom Wolf. The shutdown was implemented to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19. The issue is that many school districts are not prepared to offer...read more