Stories tagged: "Teachers"


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The Wolf Administration Has a Plan to Address Pennsylvania’s Teacher Shortage

The Wolf administration released a 20-page educator workforce strategy, outlining its plans to recruit and retain educators while building a more diverse workforce by 2025.

Sabrina Werley works with her 4th grade students in a math support class at Cumru Elementary School in Cumru Twp., April 14, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Attacks on Public Education Destroying Pennsylvania’s Teacher Pipeline

Pennsylvania is producing less than half as many teachers as it was a decade ago.

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Report: Staffing, Student Mental Health, Budget Issues Among Biggest Challenges for PA Public Schools

From pandemic-induced burnout and learning challenges, to rising charter school tuition payments, a new report breaks down the challenges facing Pennsylvania public schools.

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Heroes of 2020: In a Year of Crisis, Teachers Made It Work

How two teachers built relationships with their students and adapted their curriculums to meet the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

Superintendent Matt Malone (R) leans over to get a better look at how fourth grade teacher Amber Moukhtarian is teaching her students via Zoom at Mary L. Fonseca Elementary School in Fall River, MA on Nov. 23, 2020. Fall River schools were in-person for several months before going full remote in December due to increasing rates of coronavirus infections. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
Teachers Are Essential Workers. Should They Be Next for Vaccines?

“I think teachers are tired of not being heard or consulted,” said Whitney Sandoval, a Kansas-based certified orientation and mobility specialist who teaches children with visual impairments.

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After the DeVos and Trump Years, Having Jill Biden as First Lady Is a Huge Deal for Teachers Everywhere

“Having Dr. Biden in the White House could mean the world to public education in this country, including community colleges."

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Reopening Schools Could Put Children at Risk. Trump Wants States to ‘Seriously Consider’ It Anyway.

School closures have impacted at least 124,000 public and private schools in the U.S., affecting more than 55 million students.