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Sen. Vincent Hughes, D-Philadelphia (Photo by Amanda Mustard for the Pennsylvania Capital-Star).

Pa. lawmakers propose $10K student-teacher stipend, rewards for mentors

BY: - May 23, 2023

Their bill, dubbed the Educator Pipeline Program, also includes a $1,000 stipend for cooperating teachers who mentor student-teachers.

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Teacher and students in a classroom.

Facing staff shortages, rising costs, Pa. schools at ‘critical juncture’ | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - February 3, 2022

Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Pennsylvania’s 500 school districts are at a ‘critical juncture,’ as they head into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need ‘predictable, consistent, and sustainable’ funding from the state as they spend down federal pandemic relief money. That’s the bottom line of the latest iteration¬†of an annual budget report¬†released […]