Virtual classrooms

Current state guidelines say schools should move to 100% virtual instruction in counties with “substantial transmission” rates. But many Lehigh Valley schools remain open, despite meeting that standard.

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.

The Allentown School Board voted Thursday night to continue exclusive virtual learning for the district’s second quarter. But some parents disagreed.

State officials say they are concerned about student cyber safety. With so many Pennsylvania students attending classes virtually now, reports of online harassment and threats of violence are rising.

Lehigh University classes are going completely remote for the next two weeks over concerns about the spread of COVID-19.


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