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Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Avi Wolfman-Arent joined WHYY in December 2014. Prior to that he covered nonprofits for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and education technology for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Avi first took a shine to radio at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He earned his undergraduate degree at Haverford College and grew up in the D.C. area. Despite the latter he’s a lifelong Philadelphia sports fan, devoting an unhealthy portion of his conscious thought to the Sixers, Phillies, and Eagles. He lives in South Philadelphia.

Latest by Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Playbook for reopening schools: CHOP calls for face shields, staggered schedules, temp checks

If Pennsylvania schools reopen their doors this fall, local health experts expect they’ll look quite different than they did before the coronavirus pandemic.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Lawsuit says Pa. is failing special needs kids during coronavirus school closures

"The families claim “online learning is wholly inadequate to meet the needs of nonverbal and partially verbal children with autism who rely upon…in-person instruction.”
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Schools across Pa. are wary of offering online instruction during coronavirus closures

"All of a sudden, somewhat of a trainwreck happened.”
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Updated: March 19, 2020 | 4:25 pm

Pa. cancels standardized testing because of coronavirus

Amid all the news about coronavirus and school closures, here’s one nugget that may have gotten lost: Pennsylvania students may not take standardized tests this year.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads