Wolf Administration Updates Strategy to Protect In-Person Instruction at Schools
October 7, 2021
The departments of Education, Health and Transportation recently discussed the state’s strategy to address a shortage of school bus drivers, and provided updates on the anticipated rollout of the vaccine for those age 5-11, and COVID testing in schools.
Hiring more school bus drivers
The nationwide shortage of school bus drivers is affecting many school districts in Pennsylvania. To address the need, school districts can use federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to reimburse parents or guardians to safely transport their students to and from in-person scho...