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Lisa Behr, of West Penn Township, speaks during a meeting Jan. 15, 2019, at Tamaqua Area Middle School as the Tamaqua School Board voted to temporarily suspend a policy that allows some school staff to carry firearms in classrooms anonymously. (Matt Smith for Keystone Crossroads)
Pa. school board punts on policy to allow teachers to carry guns

“I think it’s a prudent thing from a fiscal perspective to suspend implementation at this time."

Pa. school board punts on policy to allow teachers to carry guns

What connects Philadelphia with Pittsburgh? Altoona with Allegheny National Forest? Harrisburg with Happy Valley? Amish Country with Coal Country?

Quite a lot, actually.

While most media in the state focus locally, Keystone Crossroads explores the stories that matter across the commonwealth, reported with all Pennsylvanians in mind. Four public media newsrooms are collaborating on this project to create in-depth and insightful journalism on key topics that reverberate from the Statehouse to the streets and back again: government accountability, public education, changing communities, and criminal justice.

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf gestures after he was sworn in for his second term, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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At his inauguration, the governor called for politicians to find common ground, for Pennsylvanians to hold them accountable, and for the state to keep reinventing itself.

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