The School District of Philadelphia on Thursday said masks will be required for teachers and students in the fall as the city tries to restart full in-person learning amid changing variables in the coronavirus pandemic.
School Board Vice President Leticia Egea-Hinton said the resolution was a critical step in “making sure that all Philadelphia public schools are havens for immigrant students and their families.”
The School District of Philadelphia on Thursday said it is exploring adjustments to next year's bell schedule that would narrow start times across the district and help improve bus routes to and from school.
Teachers, students and families in the School District of Philadelphia thrown another curveball after a chaotic pandemic year, as they learn the district wants to change school start times in the fall, in some cases, by as much as two hours, according to the Philadelphia teachers union.
The School District of Philadelphia is planning to welcome all students back to class for five days of in-person learning for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The School District of Philadelphia will complete its phased approach to partial in-person learning for some students by welcoming back 6-9 graders in less than two weeks, Superintendent Dr. William Hite said.
Less than 24 hours after a triple shooting left a 6-year-old boy critically wounded, the School District of Philadelphia announced they are expanding their mentoring program.
Phase II of the School District of Philadelphia's Hybrid Learning Plan states students in grades three through five and students with complex needs in grades six through eight whose families choose the hybrid learning model will move to a mix of in-person and digital learning April 26th.
All Philadelphia public school students in grades 3-5 and students with learning disabilities in grades 6-8 can opt-in for two days of in-person instruction beginning April 6. Students who wish to return to class will be due back in school on April 26.
Teachers of the schools to reopen will report to their respective classrooms to prepare for their first day March 17.
Mayfair Elementary School will close temporarily from March 18 through April 1, due to multiple positive cases of COVID-19, officials announced Wednesday.
Overcoming a learning loss is how the School District of Philadelphia superintendent describes the time missed in the classrooms by students because of the pandemic. However, he also added it's been a smooth transition so far returning to in-person learning.
A limited number of young Philadelphia students returned to classrooms at 53 of the city's public schools on Monday as they finally make the switch to hybrid learning.
School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite revealed Monday morning that the district exploring plans to expand instruction options into the summer with a fifth grading period for students who have "fallen the most."
A limited number of young Philadelphia students will return to in-person instruction at 53 School District of Philadelphia Schools beginning next Monday, city officials have announced.
The School District of Philadelphia has delayed its plan to welcome a limited number of students back into classrooms on March 1.
School District of Philadelphia teachers and staff will begin receiving their COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday as the city continues its push to get students back in the classroom starting next week.
Authorities with the district listed buildings to close include all Family Technology Centers, Specialized Services Regional Centers, headquarters on North Broad Street and all school buildings, based on Thursday’s forecasted snow event.
The School District of Philadelphia has delayed its plan to welcome a limited number of students back into classrooms by a week as a third-party review of the district's safety protocols continues, Superintendent Hite announced Wednesday.
A coronavirus timeline has been set out by Philadelphia city officials and a lot of hope is following that timeline, including when the general public, those not at high risk, could finally get a shot in the arm.