While some teacher’s unions are taking a hardline approach on members getting vaccinated before they head back into the classroom, Pennsylvania’s largest educator’s coalition is taking a more flexible stance.

The next phase of Pennsylvania’s vaccination distribution includes educators who make up a large group of those at risk for the coronavirus.

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.


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