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...
Math test

Math test

Many school districts are heading into the academic year virtually, delivering lessons online but lacking sufficient numbers of Chromebook laptop computers for distribution to students. The problem is particularly acute for the Scranton School District.