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News: Tuesday, August 11

(Source: National Park Service)

(Source: National Park Service)
(Source: National Park Service)

Headlines for Tuesday, August 11, 2020:

State releases Covid-19 guidance for school districts: Schools in counties with low coronavirus prevalence can offer full in-person classes, but in those with substantial prevalence, an all-online approach should be used. (Source: CBS 21)

House Republicans seek to shift education decisions to districts, parents: Parents could decide whether to have their children repeat a year, and school districts would have jurisdiction over whether sports and other activities take place and whether spectators are allowed. (Source: WITF/AP)

Pa. may seek federal loan for unemployment fund: The money would help pay benefits called for in President Trump's executive order.  (Source: WGAL)

Fight heating up over election monitoring: Democrats say Republican plans to challenge voter eligibility at polls is aimed at discouraging minority turnout. (Source: WITF/AP)

National/world roundup: Russia registers a Covid-19 vaccine. (Source: NBC News) Trump considers accepting Republican nomination at Gettysburg. (Source: ABC News) Body camera footage of George Floyd arrest officially released. (Source: AP) Gyms go underground. (Source: NPR) S&P 500 nears a record high. (Source: CNBC)