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No new guidance for Philadelphia schools as city unveils new system to monitor COVID cases

The health department relaxes some restrictions across the city but says safety measures for schools will stay in place. Philadelphia introduced a new system Wednesday to determine what type of COVID restrictions... Read more »

How ‘Abbott Elementary’ speaks to the bond between students and teachers; ‘You are making a difference’

Olga Alvira-Velez, who taught in Philadelphia schools for more than three decades, has been retired for six years now. But when she steps outside of the house it never fails that someone... Read more »

Union scoffs at new COVID guidance as Philly schools go virtual for snow

Philadelphia schools took the unusual step of announcing a full day in advance that it will go virtual Friday as the area is expected to get 1 to 3 inches of snow... Read more »