Regional Roundup – 11/25/19

This week: Delaware Sen. Chris Coons faces a primary challenge in 2020, increasing diversity among Pa. teachers, and discovering the "ethical algorithm."

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(Lucy Schaly/Beaver County Times via AP)

(Lucy Schaly/Beaver County Times via AP)

Guests: Mark Eichmann, Noe Ortega, Michael Kearns

On this week’s Regional Roundup, we’ll talk with WHYY’s MARK EICHMANN about the challenges to Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware, including a candidate running to his left. Mary will also speak with Pennsylvania Deputy Education Secretary NOE ORTEGA about the commonwealth’s new initiative to increase teacher diversity in public schools. We’ll also find out what an “ethical algorithm” is when Mary speaks to MICHAEL KEARNS, computer scientist at The University of Pennsylvania.

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