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Home learning tips from WITF

Programming will range from the new PBS KIDS program “Elinor Wonders Why” for young science enthusiasts to “The Story of China” for high school social studies learners.

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Local students

Local students to graduate from IUP

Because of continued concerns about transmission of COVID-19 and more restrictive guidelines for large indoor gatherings, commencement ceremonies for May and August graduates, planned to take place on campus September 12, will be offered in a virtual format.

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Young writers

Young writers go ‘rogue’

A social entrepreneurial enterprise built on pivoting the power of the pen to influence the world, Ghost Writer established the contest to provide a creative outlet for young people and to support local businesses

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School Closures Extended Through April 6th

School Closures Extended Through April 6th

Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera said his decision to close all schools for the additional period aligns with the governor’s stay-at-home directive announced.

Franklin County schools will remain closed into April as state officials battle a spreading Coronavirus threat. The numbers of new cases of COVID-19 are rising rapidly across the state.

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Cathy Dusman Speaks Out About Exit From CASD

Cathy Dusman Speaks Out About Exit From CASD

Cathy Dusman was “extremely surprised” to hear her contract with Chambersburg Area School District was not going to be renewed when first told about it a few days before it appeared on a school board agenda last month.

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Setting Up Students for Career Success

Setting Up Students for Career Success

Working to ensure Pennsylvania students have a diverse array of career paths from which to choose, the state House overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan package of bills designed to boost career and technical education (CTE) at schools across the Commonwealth.

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