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COVID cases in the Bethlehem Area School District continue to rise incrementally By Tyler Pratt September 16, 2020 COVID-19 cases in the Bethlehem Area School District continue to rise incrementally, with five cases across four schools reported this week. The district is currently one of the few in the Lehigh Valley publicly reporting cases – […]

School leaders voice concerns about reopening amid pandemic at state Senate Democratic Policy Committee hearing by Sarah Schneider, WESA August 4, 2020 The state Senate democratic policy committee heard a range of concerns Monday about reopening schools. WESA’s Sarah Schneider reports that the state’s two largest districts – Pittsburgh and Philadelphia – plan to teach […]

Bethlehem Area School District’s superintendent is telling parents to start thinking about childcare in the fall – now. Students will likely be returning to school part-time.

Allentown School District officials are recommending that all schools open virtually this fall. The news comes as the state’s experiencing a rise in coronavirus cases which has raised questions about student safety in the classroom.

Students across the Lehigh Valley have been speaking out about racial inequalities in schools. And as part of these discussions, students say that they don’t want the police to play a role in their academic future. WLVR’s Genesis Ortega reports.


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