University student-teachers assigned to placements with cooperating Pottsgrove School District mentors may be headed for a different kind of on-the-job training, depending on the coronavirus pandemic.
Rather than have just one day to decide on 2020-'21 return-to-education preferences after a Pottsgrove town hall meeting scheduled for July 22, the district reports parents will get a full week.
A Thursday letter from the Pottsgrove School District sets dates on which it plans to deliver return-to-school information, answer questions and obtain comments, and ask to know parents' intent for their children.
Pottsgrove Education Association President John Shantz, in a letter released Tuesday night, claimed teachers' union leadership was denied 'a place at the table' in discussions to reopen district schools.
Tonight's Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' meeting has a variety of items on its agenda, but probably few as important as those dealing with the pandemic and students' return to education.
The president of the Pottstown Federation of Teachers says rushing to reopen school buildings this fall puts teachers unnecessarily at risk, particularly in poor or underfunded districts.
Tim Hennessey, the 26th District state representative for North Coventry and Pottstown, joined a growing group of Republicans calling Monday for investigation of PA's unemployment compensation system.
Simon Property Group, which owns the Philadelphia Premium Outlets in Limerick, said it told its "non-essential" tenants there to heed Gov. Tom Wolf's recommendation and close.