How lawmakers plan to address Pennsylvania’s teacher shortage in 2024

Republicans and Democrats are split on how to address the state’s teacher shortage. Democrats want to invest $10 million more in the state’s Educator Talent Recruitment Account; that’s grant money to help schools pay for teacher salaries. Republicans want to change the state’s pension system, a noted budget concern in the Pennsylvania School Boards Association’s recent state of education report and one that the party said is digging into the state’s general fund.

Click here for full article.

Source: Fox 43, February 26, 2024.