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.
Teachers were to return to their buildings Monday to prepare their classrooms for the Feb. 22 start of classes for 9,000 students in pre-K through second grade. The teachers union, claiming safety concerns, told them to stay home. When the district threatened discipline, the mayor decided there would be none.
The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has told their members not to report to school buildings on Monday due to COVID-19 related safety concerns, officials tell FOX 29.
As the School District of Philadelphia prepares to welcome a limited number of students back inside classrooms later this month, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers has called on a third party to review health and safety measures taken by the district.
Some teachers and students will be heading back to school soon in the School District of Philadelphia, but some are concerned about the district's plan to use window fans in schools with broken HVAC systems.
The School District of Philadelphia announced virtual classes will be held with teacher-led instruction Tuesday morning and asynchronous independent tasks assigned by the teacher in the afternoon.
The Philadelphia School District will begin welcoming a limited number of students back into the classroom on Feb. 22, Superintendent William Hite announced on Wednesday.
The University of Pennsylvania has announced that it will contribute $100 million to the School District of Philadelphia over the next decade to deal with environmental hazards such as asbestos and lead in school buildings.
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