Alison Beam to Step Down as Pennsylvania's Acting Health Secretary
Alison Beam, Pennsylvania’s acting health secretary, will depart at the end of December. Keara Klinepeter, the Health Department’s executive deputy secretary, will take over as acting secretary.
Some Bucks County School Districts Make Face Masks Optional
NBC10’s Brian Sheehan reports on Bensalem and a handful of other Bucks County school districts ditching mask mandates for students.
Pa. Supreme Court Grapples With Legality of State School Masking Mandate
A lawyer for Pennsylvania’s acting health secretary is defending the validity of the secretary’s order requiring masks inside K-12 schools to fight COVID-19
Hold Your Masks: Pa. School Mandate Court Battle Continues
The ongoing debate over a mask mandate in Pennsylvania schools continued in a state court this week. NBC10 reporter Deanna Durante explains how things are playing out.
Panel Upholds Pa. School Mask Rule After House GOP Sought Review
A special panel within Pennsylvania’s state government is rejecting a request by state House Republicans that it force the Health Department to formally adopt the statewide mask order in schools as a regulation or stop the policy altogether
Pa. Combating School Bus Driver Shortage With 375K Recruitment Letters
Pennsylvania is mailing letters to 375,000 holders of commercial driver’s licenses in a recruitment campaign meant to address a shortage of school bus drivers.
Pennsylvania Aims to Put Brakes on School Bus Driver Shortage
Schools across the nation are facing driver shortages, and many Pennsylvania districts are impacted. State leaders are trying to alleviate the issue.
Lower Merion School District Prepares for Potential Bus Driver Shortage
The Lower Merion School District is asking families to be flexible as they prepare for a potential bus driver shortage. NBC10’s Aaron Baskerville explains.