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Philadelphia Schools Are Rife With Asbestos. Now the Teachers Union Is Suing.

In recent weeks, six schools have closed temporarily after testing positive for airborne asbestos, which can cause fatal illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung cancer.

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Inside the Fight to Get a $100 Million Boost to Special Education In Pennsylvania

Between 2008 and 2018, Pennsylvania increased special education funding by $95 million; during the same period, however, the total cost of these programs skyrocketed by $1.7 billion.

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North Carolina is failing ‘hundreds of thousands of children’

A court-appointed consultant found that many students in the state don't receive a "sound basic education."

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96% of Pennsylvania teachers are white. This program could help fix that.

State education leaders have unveiled a new initiative to help attract and retain educators of color.

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Struggling North Carolina teachers won’t be getting a pay raise this year

Some wonder if they can afford to stay in public education after the General Assembly adjourned for the year without approving a state budget to address salaries.

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Virginia: The first Thanksgiving state?

At the first Thanksgiving, there were no women, no food, and no indigenous people.

There’s a shortage of STEM workers and New Jersey is expanding programs to help

State will ensure students have access to computer science classes, including ones focused on coding and artificial intelligence.

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