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As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, the substitute teacher shortage in Pennsylvania gets worse

The challenge in finding instructors can be even greater for rural school districts.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

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2021 Teacher Impact Award Winners

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Largest Pa. teachers’ union calls for members to be prioritized in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Teachers are slated to be next in line for the vaccine in the 1b classification of the state’s rollout.

By Julia Agos

Philly teachers defy demands to return to buildings, plan Monday protests

The school district has requested that some staff report to buildings on Monday to prepare for the eventual return of some pre-K through grade 2 students. A district official said staff who defy the order could be subject to “disciplinary action.”

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Allentown teacher fights suspension over DC protest

Jason Moorehead had attended Donald Trump’s “Stop the Steal” rally on Jan. 6, but the middle school social studies teacher said he was never any closer than a mile and a quarter to the Capitol that day and did nothing wrong.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

A day in the life of a teacher practicing mindfulness during a pandemic 

“It can’t hurt to give 60 seconds of your day to something that could change your life.”

By Keira McGuire

A day in the life of a teacher during the coronavirus pandemic

“In the long run, the schoolwork will sort itself out. The kids are going to remember how you make them feel.”

By Keira McGuire

Perry County high school teacher charged with attempted sexual assault of student

A midstate high school teacher is facing charges of attempted sexual assault for allegedly making inappropriate comments to a student.

By Rachel McDevitt