Students with special needs have additional challenges when it comes to learning in a virtual environment. A group of teachers in Berks County are going the extra mile to help kids where they live.

Jill Biden told Pittsburgh-area educators Tuesday that if her husband were already president, he would have had a plan to safely reopen schools. WESA’s Sarah Schneider reports that teachers told her in a virtual call that they don’t feel safe going back to classrooms.

Many Pennsylvania educators and school employees may not have received unemployment benefits since stay at home orders began.

More than 500 teachers in Lehigh County have agreed to freeze their pay for the upcoming school year. As WLVR’s Tyler Pratt reports it was a response to the district’s pandemic budget shortfall.

Every weeknight, students of Fountain Hill Elementary School snuggle up and tune in to a bedtime story read by teachers like pre-K instructor Angelique Bucciero.


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