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24Jun
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Increasing minimum salary can help to solve the teacher shortage | Opinion

Over the past 30 years, the cost of living has risen, college tuition has soared, and the education profession has changed dramatically. Yet Pennsylvania’s minimum teacher salary has remained on the books at $18,500 per year, unchanged in the school code since 1989. Now there is a legislative proposal, recommended and supported by Gov. Tom

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22Nov
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Where are all the Teachers?

Pennsylvania is facing a teacher shortage and the time to do something about it is now. The number of college students beginning teacher prep programs in the state has dropped by 59 percent in the past three years alone and the number of teaching certificates issued by the Department of Education has also declined by

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22Nov
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Meeting the Needs of Every Student

The U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act guaranteed that students with disabilities could be part of a regular education classroom and curriculum and participate in programs offered to their non-disabled classmates. While that’s fine on paper, we believe that more funds and dedicated resources are required to ensure that each student receives an education that is truly

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