Grantee finds spike in overtime, persistent inequities in Pittsburgh schools’ staffing

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Pittsburgh’s public schools system has doubled the amount of overtime it is paying to staff, and it has made no progress in increasing staff diversity, reporter Lajja Mistry of Public Source found, with support from the Fund. Public Source also analyzed payroll data and found that white employees are paid about $19,000 more than Black employees, on average.