Pa.’s teacher shortage is now a ‘crisis.’

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Jul 19, 12:00 AM

Pa.’s teacher shortage is now a ‘crisis.’ Here’s how the state plans to bring in thousands of educators by 2025

The state Education Department on Monday laid out a road map for bolstering its number of teachers in the next three years, vowing immediate action to stem its “educator workforce crisis,” illustrated in the number of teachers it certifies alone: Ten years ago, Pennsylvania certified 20,000 teachers; last year, it issued credentials to just 6,000.

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