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Philly Doctor Builds Career By Helping Children

Dr. Taliba Foster explains how her education helped her forge a career in helping children.

04/14/2014

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Labor Controversy Brewing At Montgomery County Jewish Day School

A labor controversy is developing at a Jewish day school in the suburbs.

04/11/2014

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Obtaining A Ph.D. Was The Best Decision In An Educational Career For A Philadelphia Chief Nurse

“The most valuable educational decision I made was to obtain a Ph.D.,” says Dr. Victoria Rich of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.

04/07/2014

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Philadelphia Educator Finds Exploring New Ideas Keeps Courses Interesting

One teacher in Philly offers tips for keeping lesson plans fresh and new waves of students engaged.

04/07/2014

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Philadelphia Manager Advocates Narrowing Educational Path To Create A Career Niche

One local manager explains how narrowing his educational focus allowed him to carve out a career specialty.

04/07/2014

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Philadelphia CTO Says Continuing Education Leads To Finding The Ultimate Career

On expert believes that pursuing education beyond an undergraduate degree can offer the ability to zone in on a speciality within a chosen field.

03/31/2014

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Addiction Therapist Finds Teaching Continuing Education Courses In Philadelphia Very Rewarding

Penn State alum Cali Estes coaches those with addictions through to reach recovery using the education she learned in school.

03/31/2014

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Criminal Lawyer Says Tolerance Is Important In The Criminal Justice Field In Philadelphia

Basil Beck, a criminal law attorney in the Philadelphia area, says being comfortable dealing with criminals is critical to a having a successful career in criminal justice.

03/31/2014

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Health Care Career Opportunities Are Abundant In The Philadelphia Market

Philadelphia has many great health care organizations so there is a lot of opportunity for career growth as well as professional development.

03/24/2014

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Educator Suggests Aspiring Philadelphia Teachers Find A School That Matches Their Values

Teaching takes a special breed of person, one who is patient and selfless. Tim Lightman, head of school at The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, believes in nurturing the varied relationships that encompass the school community.

03/24/2014

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Pa. Senate OKs Bill Offering Snow Day Relief

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed a bill designed to give schools more flexibility in making up snow days from this brutal winter, but it’s unclear whether it will get action in the state House.

03/19/2014

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Report: Contrary To Popular Belief, Amount Of Homework Hasn’t Increased Much For Students

Most people look back on their school days with some fondness, but there’s one part of school that probably doesn’t make anyone feel nostalgic: homework.

03/19/2014

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Pa. Senate Vote Expected On Snow Day Relief, House Not So Sure

The Pennsylvania Senate this week is expected to vote on a bill to give relief to school districts struggling to make up school days lost to ice and snow, but House leaders say legislation may not be necessary.

03/18/2014

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New Report Says Child Care Providers In New Jersey Are Operating On Shoestring Budgets

The report by the group Advocates for Children of New Jersey says child care providers know what quality is – they just can’t afford it.

02/26/2014

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Christie’s $34.4B Budget Makes Pension Payment

The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.

02/25/2014

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