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The board approved the policy in September, making it the first district in Pennsylvania to sanction armed teachers. The teachers union quickly sued, followed by parents.
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Following lawsuits, the Tamaqua School Board will vote Tuesday night on whether to suspend a policy that allows some school staff to carry guns anonymously.
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Despite lawsuits from parents and teachers, the Tamaqua Area School District is doubling down on a policy that will allow school staff to carry guns.
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Across the country, public schools are required to identify and support students experiencing homelessness. But a new report finds that many Pa. schools may be undercounting.
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A new mine in Pennsylvania's anthracite coal country has not brought new jobs to the region.
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Nearly three hours into a special meeting about a policy that would ask some staff at the Tamaqua Area School District to carry guns, par ...
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Hailing from neighboring counties in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the two major candidates are rooted in the same challenges, but are coming up with very different solutions.
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In downtown Wilkes-Barre, a man named Tom is sitting outside at a table watching CNN on his phone. He’s ...
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The many Restaurant Weeks in the area this fall allow you to have a culinary adventure on the cheap.
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Taste an under-appreciated native fruit, take a stroll down Baltimore Avenue, or try one of our other picks for this week.
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This weekend, Iraqis and veterans of the Iraq War will share their writing about rivers and friendship at Burholme Park, followed by a picnic and a kite-making workshop.
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