Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania departments of Health and Education today announced modifications to their instructional model recommendations for Pre-K to 12 schoolsOpens In A New Window in response to updated guidance recently issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Opens In A New Window. “We remain committed to doing everything we can to create the conditions for a return to in-person instruction as soon as safely possible,” said Acting Secretary of Education Noe Ortega. “Our updated instructional model recommendations create additional flexibilities for school leaders to make decisions at the local level consistent with best practices and with public health and safety at the forefront.”