No, Mt. Lebanon families, we shouldn’t be opening our schools

Let’s start with the facts (and, no, unlike claims from the current presidential administration, there are no alternative facts). They alone will make clear Mt. Lebanon schools need to remain closed for the foreseeable future. First, Allegheny County had the state’s highest number of coronavirus cases earlier this week. I accept that on any given … Continue reading No, Mt. Lebanon families, we shouldn’t be opening our schools

An open letter to families within the Mt. Lebanon School District

Hi everyone, Let's begin with the obvious: Roughly half of you are going to support the words you're about to read, and roughly half of you aren't. Roughly half of you will think I'm sane and rational, and roughly half of you will think I'm something else. The board of the Mt. Lebanon School District … Continue reading An open letter to families within the Mt. Lebanon School District

Mt. Lebanon, PA., residents have formed their camps

The community in which I live has formed camps. As you might guess, the argument involves whether our K-12 school buildings should open at the end of this month, which would allow for face-to-face or hybrid instruction, and whether school teams ought to be allowed to play. So that you know where I stand, which … Continue reading Mt. Lebanon, PA., residents have formed their camps