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PDE Extends School Closures through at least April 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2020 Pennsylvania Department of Education Extends School Closures through at least April 6 Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today that all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least … Continue reading

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ALL NON-LIFE-SUSTAINING BUSINESSES IN PENNSYLVANIA TO CLOSE PHYSICAL LOCATIONS AS OF 8 PM TODAY TO SLOW SPREAD OF COVID-19

Wolf Administration Orders Closure of Non-Life-Sustaining Businesses at 8 p.m. Today, March 19Enforcement Actions for Restaurant, Bar Dine-In Closure Began at 8 p.m., March 18Enforcement Actions for Non-Compliance will Begin at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 21 Governor Tom Wolf today ordered all non-life-sustaining … Continue reading

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FCC Waives E-rate Gift Rules Through Sept 30

Today, the FCC issued an Order that waives the E-rate program gift rules through September 30, 2020 to clear the way to allow service providers to offer free or discounted service and equipment to schools and libraries during the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Auditor General Offers Support and Contact Info

PENN*LINK Dear School Officials, Thank you for your ongoing efforts to keep students, teachers and staff healthy as we all do our part to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Although the Capitol complex is closed, my department continues to … Continue reading

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Gov. Tom Wolf to Order Statewide Shutdown Over Coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf has extended a shutdown order to the entire state of Pennsylvania in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, effective at midnight.

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State Employees to Work from Home

IMPORTANT Essential employees assigned to 24/7 facilities and other critical operations should follow specific guidance from their agency supervisory staff with the ultimate goal of maintaining operations. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania, Commonwealth employees who work in … Continue reading

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PDE COVID-19 Response Efforts

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Good afternoon- Please find an updated COVID- 19 School Closure Guidance document attached. This document includes guidance previously released on March 14 as well as guidance on new topics. PDE will continue to provide updates … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Response Efforts

Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Pennsylvania’s top priority is keeping students and school communities safe. On March 13, Governor Tom Wolf announced all public schools in Pennsylvania will be closed for the next two weeks. The spread of the Coronavirus … Continue reading

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Gov. Wolf Offers Covid-19 Community Preparedness and Procedures Materials

Harrisburg, PA – To help make the public aware of COVID-19 preparedness and procedures, the Wolf Administration has created a library of free outreach materials for businesses, organizations and anyone interested in displaying important messaging on COVID-19. The materials are … Continue reading

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Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools

Governor Wolf Announces Closure of Pennsylvania Schools Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that all K-12 Pennsylvania schools will be closed for 10 business days effective Monday, March 16. The administration has been working with school districts as well as state … Continue reading

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