650 new teachers and counselors in Philadelphia get training

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's school district is welcoming 650 new teachers and counselors.

They'll start a weeklong orientation on Monday focused on the classroom environment, planning, instruction and inclusivity.

The new hires will get a copy of "Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain." Themes from the book will focus on the importance of equity.

The new school year starts on Sept. 3.


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