remote learning ‘I Don’t Know What We’re Going To Do.’ City District Teachers Concerned About Lack Of Technology By Sarah Schneider • Sep 1, 2020 Sarah Schneider / 90.5 WESA Listen Listening... / 4:22 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. City School District Unveils Creative Remote Learning Plan That Depends On Backordered Computers By Sarah Schneider • Aug 5, 2020 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. Local Child Care Group Pivots To Offer Virtual Care Options Targeting Parents Working From Home By Sarah Schneider • Jul 27, 2020 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. City School District Disabled Cameras On Student-Issued Computers Because of Privacy Concerns By Sarah Schneider • May 19, 2020 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. The Diary Of Ms. B.: Tears And Triumph Inside A Philly Teacher's Virtual Classroom By Avi Wolfman-Arent | Keystone Crossroads • Apr 30, 2020 Kimberly Paynter / WHYY On a Wednesday afternoon, sixth-grade teacher Lauren Ballester stared into an empty video call and laughed to herself. 'Woefully Inadequate' - City School Board Questions District’s Remote Learning Rollout By Sarah Schneider • Apr 29, 2020 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.