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COVID Crisis Linked to Decline in Youth Detention

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new survey shows that as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, the number of young people being held in juvenile detention dramatically decreased.  Congregate settings such as juvenile detention facilities can rapidly spread coronavirus infections to the youths, the staff and the community at large.  The Annie E. Casey Foundation …

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5th grader creates Coronavirus public service announcement on YouTube

Jalen Starr is a fifth grade student at Swarthmore-Rutledge School who created an awesome Coronavirus video PSA. Thanks to his teacher, Liz Corson, for sharing this with us. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLV-sylC9y4] Jalen is the son of Ron and Tyra Starr. (My little recommendation is to add text or captions in future videos for the many people who …

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A message from Chester Charter Scholars Academy Head-of-School/CEO

“At this time, we do not know when the school will open, but the learning must continue. We are doing everything in our power to continue the instructional program and ensure that students will be prepared for graduation, promotion and overall academic achievement. The entire CCSA community has come together to ensure that teaching and …

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Pennsylvania has to think about raising taxes on the wealthy who are not being hurt by coronavirus

HARRISBURG, Pa. — An independent policy research project has released a brief outlining steps to guard against the burdens of the COVID-19 pandemic falling disproportionately on the poor. The Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center says the Keystone State should embrace the moral equivalent of wartime equality in its response to the pandemic. State spending on …

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Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorced/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the Covid-19 Pandemic

SEVEN GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS WHO ARE DIVORCED/SEPARATED AND SHARING CUSTODY OF CHILDREN DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIc BE HEALTHY Comply with all CDC and local and state guidelines and model good behavior for your children with intensive hand washing, wiping down surfaces and other objects that are frequently touched, and maintaining social distancing. This also means …

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Customers Bank Confirms Availability of Services

WYOMISSING, PA (March 18, 2020) Customers Bank continues to closely monitor developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19). During this time, the bank is taking action to prioritize the health and well-being of our clients and Team Members. The bank has also taken measures to ensure customers continue to receive a high-level of customer service and uninterrupted …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates from Crozer-Keystone Health System

At Crozer-Keystone Health System, the safety of our patients, visitors, workforce and physicians is our highest priority. We are working diligently to comply with the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH)and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to respond to any potential coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in our community, to prepare for potential patient surges in our …

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The Foundation for Delaware County announces DELCO COVID-19 Response Fund

MEDIA, PA (March 17, 2020) — The Foundation for Delaware County today announced a $100,000 contribution to the new Delaware County COVID-19 Response Fund. Established by the foundation on Friday, the fund is a partnership with area business, government and community partners. According to the foundation’s president Frances Sheehan, 100% of donations will go directly to …

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