10/25/21 School Board Meeting Guide

A social-emotional learning survey, new high school courses, and the resignation of Dr. Bacher (board president) were the main things you missed from last night’s board meeting.

9/13/21 School Board Meeting Guide

Covid-related district communication and procedures was the main topic of discussion at last night’s East Penn school board meeting.

8/23/21 School Board Meeting Guide

The superintendent explained her reasoning for universal masking at last night’s board meeting, which also featured more than 90 minutes of opinions from the public on school safety.

An Equity Lens on School Safety

Equity in the schools requires continual work. And it requires we recognize how racial disparities in the pandemic might influence decision-making about school safety.

8/9/21 School Board Meeting Guide

Masks in schools, crossing guards in Lower Macungie Township, and the district’s anti-nepotism policy were all topics of last night’s school board meeting.

Misunderstanding Masking

Optional masking implies we can make personal safety decisions without considering others. But a contagious pandemic doesn’t work that way.

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