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Editorial: Keep teachers where we need them most

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

December 7, 2015

The gap in academic achievement is not necessarily a result of bad teachers, but a result of inconsistent teachers. According to a report from journalist Emma Brown of The Washington Post, low-income school districts are struggling to attract and retain quality, long-term teachers — forcing the schools to either use substitute teachers or to just not offer subjects at all. City schools have...

Editorial: Facebook: ‘Dislike’ button divisive

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 16, 2015

What’s on your mind?” Facebook asks as you open its mobile app. More likely than not, what’s in the back of your mind while you use Facebook is your image — how your peers will perceive your pictures and posts. Our education level, our relationships, our careers, our personal tastes — we make a...

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