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New COVID-19 guidelines for Philly schools include shorter isolation periods, fewer in-person closures

COVID Schools Guidelines

Education

New Jersey becomes second state to mandate teaching of AAPI history in K-12 school curriculum

NJ AAPI Curriculum

Children's Health

School District of Philadelphia, Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium team up for vaccine clinics

Philly Schools Vaccine Clinics

Education

New Jersey schools can shorten COVID-19 quarantine period to 5 days under new guidelines

New Jersey schools COVID-19

Education

Kevin Hart, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin donate $15 million to Philadelphia area schools

Hart Meek Rubin Schools

Education

Philly schools need more resources to close achievement gaps, Hite testifies in education funding trial

Pennsylvania Education Funding

Health News

Rowan University, Virtua Health team up to establish new medical college

Rowan University Virtua Health medical college

Education

New Jersey offering schools 'Test to Stay' option in effort to keep students in classrooms

New Jersey schools Test to Stay

Education

Philly schools will have students back in classrooms after winter break as omicron variant spreads

School districts Philly COVID-19

Education

Pennsylvania expands eligibility of qualified substitute teachers to address staffing shortages

Pennsylvania substitute teachers

Education

After TikTok threat, Philly public schools and suburban districts warn parents, increase security

tiktok school threat

Courts

Statewide COVID-19 school mask mandate tossed by Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Pennsylvania School Masks SC

Government

While schools are closed for winter break, Philly students can still get free meals at rec centers

Free school meals holidays

Investigations

Former Phoenixville Area School District official allegedly embezzled $90,000

Phoenixville School District Fraud

Government

Pa. COVID-19 school mask requirement to remain in place until state Supreme Court issues final ruling

Pennsylvania COVID-19 school mask requirement

Investigations

Former Temple business school dean found guilty of falsely reporting data to U.S. News & World Report

Moshe Porat Fox School of Business

Government

Pa. could impose new COVID-19 school mask mandate despite judge's ruling to end requirement

Education

Lower Merion community wants new middle school named after late principal Sean Hughes

Lower Merion School District

Children's Health

Schools play key role in diagnosing depression earlier among children

Depression screenings schools

Education

Face mask requirement for Pennsylvania schools could end in January, Wolf says

Pennsylvania school mask madate

TV

Quinta Brunson to star as Philly public school teacher in new ABC comedy 'Abbott Elementary'

Abbott Elementary Quinta Brunson

Education

Philly schools' new community patrols based on Chicago safety program

School District Safety

Investigations

Norristown school board president resigns amid allegations of inappropriate messages sent to teen

Norristown School Board Resignation

Education

Philly substitute teachers, nurses to get daily bonuses amid worker shortages

Philadephia Substitute Teachers

Education

Six Philadelphia-area colleges make U.S. News' best global universities list

Penn Best Global Universities

Education

SEPTA strike could disrupt in-person learning, Philly school district warns

Philly schools SEPTA strike

Education

School District of Philadelphia seeks public input as search for new superintendent begins

Philadelphia Schools superintendent

Education

Superintendent William Hite leaving School District of Philadelphia after 10 years

School District of Philadelphia William Hite

Education

Philly schools urged to conduct more COVID-19 testing for students as transmission rate remains high

Philadelphia schools COVID-19

Education

Camden offering $1,000 stipends, NJ Transit bus tickets to help families transport children to school

Camden school district transportation

Education

Seven Philly-area schools named National Blue Ribbon winners

National Blue Ribbon schools

Education

Faced with bus driver shortage, Philly school district offers $300 per month to parents who drive their students

Bus Driver Shortage Philly

Education

School District of Philadelphia employees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination by Sept. 30

Philly Schools Vaccine

Education

Pennsylvania to require masks in schools, child care facilities, Wolf says

Education

Archdiocese of Philadelphia students, teachers required to wear masks in school

Archdiocese of Philadelphia schools mask mandate

Education

Push for widespread student COVID-19 testing intensifies as Philly public schools mandate vaccines for employees

Philadelphia schools COVID testing

Education

COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all School District of Philadelphia employees

Philadelphia teachers vaccine requirement

Government

N.J. teachers, state employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by mid-October

Education

Pennsylvania schools can receive free, in-classroom COVID-19 testing

Children's Health

Reading, 'rithmetic and resisting COVID: The new 3 R's as kids head back to school

Health News

Philly to implement COVID-19 vaccine mandate for colleges, health care systems

Philly colleges COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Prevention

N.J. to reverse course, reimplement COVID-19 mask mandate in schools this fall

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