remote learning

Sarah Schneider / 90.5 WESA

Two days before the school year was scheduled to begin, Pittsburgh Public Schools delayed virtual learning until Sept. 8 because not all students have the needed technology.

Craig Mitchelldyer / AP

Central office staff for the state’s second largest school district outlined a comprehensive plan for remote learning Tuesday, a plan that requires nearly 19,000 computers and tablets that the district doesn't have on hand yet.

Courtesy of Wendy Gilch

With fewer child care options and health and safety concerns, getting work done at home while also keeping an eye on her two children has been a struggle for Wendy Gilch.

Jared Murphy / 90.5 WESA

Most Pittsburgh Public School students with district-issued computers cannot video conference with their teachers when they’re asking questions or completing assignments.

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Kimberly Paynter / WHYY

On a Wednesday afternoon, sixth-grade teacher Lauren Ballester stared into an empty video call and laughed to herself.

Sarah Schneider / 90.5 WESA

Two Pittsburgh Public Schools board members told administrators Wednesday that the way the school district has transitioned to remote learning is unsatisfactory.