The state will invest nearly $2 billion into education as part of this year’s budget.

A new report is warning that “job-related stress” could affect the supply of teachers across the country. The report began with a survey of public school teachers nationwide last winter.

One thing that can’t be blamed on COVID-19: Pennsylvania has a shortage of teachers that could have consequences for the quality of education in the Lehigh Valley.

Pennsylvania health officials on March 4 announced more details about how they plan to get COVID-19 vaccines into the arms of teachers and school employees.

While some teacher’s unions are taking a hardline approach on members getting vaccinated before they head back into the classroom, Pennsylvania’s largest educator’s coalition is taking a more flexible stance.


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