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The Work of Intermediate Units – Featured on WITF’s Smart Talk – Friday, January 4, 2019

01/04/2019 WITF's Smart Talk By Scott Lamar

As you may have heard this morning on WITF’s Smart Talk, the work of intermediate units (statewide) was featured. The complexity of the world and the need to prepare students for the future have placed great demands on our education system. Teachers and administrators must do more with less, and, in the process, they are expected to achieve great results. Parents and communities demand as much. With so much at stake and limited resources, where do schools and families turn for help? The Commonwealth created a system of Intermediate Units (IUs) to serve the public school system and bridge the resource gap. IUs provide a wide variety of services to both public and private schools, including professional development for teachers. Intermediate Units offer such a depth of skills and resources that community organizations are pursuing collaborative opportunities, as well. Here’s a recording of the segment.

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