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Pennsylvania schools are looking for solutions to retain staff and attract new teachers

School districts in the midstate – and across Pennsylvania – are facing teacher and staff shortages, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education

By Gabriela Martínez

Pittsburgh Public Schools is hiring even after it furloughed 26 teachers. Here’s why

“The goal is to create stability within the schools, because we know it’s been a tough time for everyone.”

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

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Scranton teachers poised to strike after talks go nowhere

Teachers have been working under the terms of a contract that expired in 2017, with their last pay raise coming a year before that.

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania teachers union: Schools should require masks

State officials are encouraging but not mandating masks in school buildings.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Teacher Impact Awards 2021

By Fred Vigeant

2020 Teacher Impact Award Winners

By Debbie Riek

Pennsylvania wraps up vaccinating school professionals early

Gov. Tom Wolf said the effort to separately vaccinate Pa.’s teachers, administrators, and support staff was completed several weeks ahead of schedule.

By Sam Dunklau

Pa. Teacher vaccinations are ahead of schedule

Twenty-eight Intermediate Units, the Pennsylvania National Guard and AMI Expeditionary Healthcare have been collaborating to administer the vaccine.
By Ed Arke