Hacking democracy

Hacking democracy

Hampered by pandemic-driven social distancing and self-quarantining, both the Scranton City Council and School Board turned to the Internet and meeting app Zoom to arrange legal, open-to-the-public forums. Problems quickly arose though when unidentified hackers and...
Do the math

Do the math

We need to start measuring every Scranton School District budget cut in “Gregg Sunday Pensions.” (Quick answer: there are 27.875 Gregg Sunday Pensions in $2.2 million).
Zipped lips

Zipped lips

Teachers and parents of students at Scranton’s Northeast Intermediate School are looking for answers regarding asbestos cleanup and exposure at the facility. The district isn’t offering many.
Exposure levels

Exposure levels

In the wake of a school closure and student reassignments due to lead- and asbestos-exposure fears, the Scranton School District faces legal challenges.
The five ‘R’s

The five ‘R’s

Parents, teachers and maintenance workers are understandably upset over the lack of information they received about asbestos contamination at Northeast Intermediate School, as well as other old facilities run by the Scranton School District.