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Pennsylvania Invites Public Feedback On Soon-To-Be Mandatory High School Graduation Tests

Pennsylvania’s new statewide curriculum and high school graduation exams have generated so much controversy, the state board of education has launched a website to take public comments.

10/27/2014

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NJ Senate Candidate Jeff Bell: ‘The Federal Government Hasn’t Handled A Single Thing Right’

Dom Giordano talked to New Jersey Senate Candidate Jeff Bell on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Bell, a Republican, is challenging incumbent Cory Booker in November’s election.

10/14/2014

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Will Common Core Better Prepare Students For Careers In STEM Fields?

While many in education and STEM fields embrace the new Common Core standards, many strongly oppose them. Some hold the belief that the Common Core will lead to a national curriculum, others believe the standards are weaker than what states have already implemented.

08/27/2014

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Will The Next Generation Science Standards Be The Common Core For Science?

American students are falling behind students in other countries on international assessments of math and science. Statistics such as these are driving the call for education reforms to strengthen science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the country’s schools.

08/27/2014

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The Importance Of STEM In Higher Education

Nearly a decade ago U.S. Congress, warned that America will fall behind in the global economy if its education system doesn’t produce more workers with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

08/27/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.19.14

Chris covers the US Patent Office canceling the Washington Redskins trademarks, the latest in the Lois Lerner email scandal, and Louisiana Bobby Jindal ending the state’s participation in Common Core. He also talks to comedian Bobby Lee, who will be performing at Helium Comedy Club this weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/19/2014

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Conservative Columnist Malkin: Little Recourse For Employees To Stand Up To ‘Big Labor’

Chris Stigall talked to syndicated conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a rally Americans For Prosperity are holding in Harrisburg to support the Paycheck Protection Act.

06/04/2014

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Reading A Novel May Be Good For Your Brain

Is reading a good book one of your greatest pleasures? New research suggests that reading novels is more than entertainment; it seems to be good for the brain.

02/25/2014

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Educational Advancements In 2013

As the year ends, let’s look at what priorities have emerged in education.

01/01/2014

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Soon-To-Be-Released Book On New York City Schools Echoes Situation In Philadelpia

A former New York City teacher is out with a no-holds-barred memoir/slash/manifesto about what ails public schools.

10/20/2013

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