Endangering others

Endangering others

Former Scranton Schools Superintendent Alexis Kirijan and two others face a raft of felony and misdemeanor endangerment charges. A state grand jury determined they knew the extent of lead and asbestos contamination in district school buildings, but concealed it from...
Distancing

Distancing

Like all Pennsylvania’s 502 school districts, Scranton headed back into the new school year dealing with the realities of a nationwide pandemic. Students are expected to where masks and maintain a safe social distance. Administrators of the financially strapped...
All downhill from here on

All downhill from here on

Local governments everywhere are feeling the pandemic’s pinch on tax revenue. Nowhere is the pain more acute than in the Scranton School District, where revenue projections are calling into question the district’s ability to make payroll by year’s...