Monthly Archives: March 2020


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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Communicating COVID-19: A PR Panel Discussion

Sponsored by National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) and Blackboard Thank you for registering for today’s panel discussion on Communicating COVID-19. We are grateful to all our panelists for the insightful information they shared. In addition to the tips shared … Continue reading

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Internet Essentials from Comcast Free to new Internet Customers for 2 Months

In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically – no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will … 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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Message from the Executive Director

Dear CIU 10 Stakeholders, All CIU 10 facilities continue to be closed. A hand full of essential staff are working either at our West Decatur site or remotely. All CIU 10 events have been cancelled for the 10-day closure. If … Continue reading

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Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

Check out all these tech companies who are waiving fees as a result of the school closings. Send an email to if you see one you think would benefit CIU 10 staff or LEAs. Zoom is one of those … Continue reading

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Visit the CDC website to learn about how it spreads, prevention and treatment, what do do if you are sick, symptoms, stigma and COVID-19, and frequently asked questions.

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Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

For tips about talking with children, please read this article from the National Association of School Pyschologists entitled, “Talking to Children about COVID-19 Coronavirus: A Parent Resource.”

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Understanding the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19

For a better understanding of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19, please watch this video by Dr. Peter Lin.

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