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Pittsburgh Public Schools plans to re-launch teacher diversity initiative with 2 local universities

In return for participating in the initiative, the teachers must agree to teach in high-needs Pittsburgh Public Schools for three years once they are certified.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

In Pa., less than 5% of teachers are people of color; the lack of diversity is hurting kids and schools

The gap between the state’s students of color (33 percent) and teachers of color remains among the most disparate in the country.

By Ivey DeJesus/PennLive

2019 Teacher Impact Award Winners

By Debbie Riek

How 30 years of broken promises, false starts led to another Philly asbestos closure

Teachers from Franklin Learning Center allege that their colleagues have developed myriad diseases due to poor building conditions that the district has “repeatedly ignored.”

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Sixers star Tobias Harris supports Black male teachers with a surprise visit to Bethune Elementary

In Pennsylvania, just one percent of educators identify as black men. But one North Philadelphia school has become a beacon for male teachers of color.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads