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WILK News Room
Jason Barsky
December 21, 2020 - 2:20 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has created a website ( Self-Care for Families and Youth ) to help students (and families) take care of their own mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health. The importance of self-care when learning (or working) from home is essential to help maintain...
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Scranton School District
WILK NEWSROOM
November 10, 2020 - 5:58 am
Under a plan approved at last night's Scranton School Board meeting, Scranton property owners could see a 3.9 percent increase in their school taxes for next year.
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: Fans of the Lincoln North Star Navigators watch the action against the Hastings Tigers from the stands at Seacrest Field on August 21, 2020 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)
Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images
AP Newsroom
September 24, 2020 - 5:14 am
Some Pennsylvania school districts are permitting more fans in the stands in the wake of a federal judge's ruling that tossed statewide pandemic limits on crowd size.
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AP Newsroom
September 21, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf says he will go through with his plan to veto a bill that would give school districts the sole ability to make decisions on sports, including whether and how many spectators to allow.
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Empty Classroom
WILK NEWSROOM
September 14, 2020 - 5:17 am
Concerns in the Lackawanna Trail and Dallas School Disticts after recent COVID-19 positive cases affecting the schools.
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AP Newsroom
September 09, 2020 - 7:37 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf will veto another coronavirus-related bill, this time one that would give a school district or private school sole authority to decide whether and how to conduct sports during the 2020-21 school year.
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WILK News Room
WILK NEWSROOM
August 11, 2020 - 8:40 am
The Scranton School board held a special virtual meeting last evening. The board approved the start of the school year to be done by virtual learning but the decision will be reviewed each quarter.
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The Jason Barsky Show
Jason Barsky
August 04, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Representative Toohil called into the Jason Barsky Show to discuss the PIAA guidelines that ban spectators from games, and the ensuing backlash.
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 Brock has been teaching daily online to her students because of the closure of schools in Kentucky due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images
AP Newsroom
July 24, 2020 - 5:22 am
Every region of Pennsylvania has seen an increase in the rate of positive cases, the state’s top health official says. Health Secretary Rachel Levine said Thursday it is critical to slow the virus’ spread ahead of the start of the fall school semester.
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Children wave their hands at a private nursery school January 28, 2005 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
AP Newsroom
June 03, 2020 - 4:31 pm
Governor announces COVID-19 health and safety procedures for reopening; Luzerne County Community College announces fall plans.
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