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Making Kids Good Readers

Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.

11/17/2014

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A Move To Help High Achieving Low-Income Students Get To College

The United States fails to do right by most low-income students who excel in school. Now, there may be a turning point.

11/12/2014

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Adding Art To STEM

The Rhode Island School of Design in particular is spearheading a national initiative to incorporate art and design – calling it STEM to STEAM.

11/11/2014

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Temple University Study Sheds New Light On How Toddlers Learn Language Skills

A new study indicates that the quality of communication with toddlers is of much greater importance than the number of words.

10/29/2014

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Siri Helps Autistic Teen

For children like Gus, an autistic 13-year-old who loves to chat, Siri is more than a diversion.

10/27/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.14.14

Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/14/2014

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Children’s Savings Accounts Helping Low Income Kids Get To College

Thousands of kids in San Francisco are benefiting from the Kindergarten to College program where every student gets a Children’s Savings Account.

10/13/2014

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Penn Hosts Free Event To Discuss Evolution, Spread Of Viruses

With Ebola and Enertovirus making headlines every day, it’s hard not to be concerned. A free event opens to the public later this month on Penn’s campus that will explore things like how viruses evolve and spread.

10/11/2014

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Rutgers-Camden Law Professor: Pedophilia Is A Mental Disorder And Should Be Treated Early To Avoid Child Sexual Abuse

Dom Giordano spoke with Rutgers-Camden law professor Margo Kaplan on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an editorial she wrote in The New York Times calling for pedophilia to be classified as a disorder, not a crime.

10/09/2014

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04:  Elderly people take part in an exercise class at the Ann Owens CentreÊon December 4, 2013 in Barnet, England. AgeUk are a nationwide charity organisation that work with the growing number of elderly people throughout the UK. They run a number of activities for the elderly ranging from cookery classes to Tai Chi and try to improve the lives of pensioners from loneliness to fitness.  (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Penn Professor: Age Shouldn’t Be Determining Factor When It Comes To Quality Of Life

Chris Stigall spoke with Penn Professor of Medicine Dr. Jason Karlawish on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an op-ed he had published in the New York Times on aging and the role of medicine in our lives as we grow older.

09/26/2014

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Men Not Drawn To Teaching

Teaching has long been dominated by women. And now, increasing the number of African American and Latino teachers is a higher priority than bringing men into the field.

09/16/2014

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A Teacher Evaluation System That Works

Teachers are applauding an evaluation system started by two 23-year-old grads from Yale.

09/15/2014

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Social Services Improve Attendance Rates Among Low-Income Students

Communities in Schools brings a site coordinator trained in education and social work into schools with predominantly poor kids. Attendance has improved in most cases.

09/10/2014

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The Challenge To Educate Enough Doctors

The nation is short on doctors but some schools are expanding admissions and changes are afoot to make educational debt more manageable.

08/20/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.19.14

Chris covered the latest details from the overnight protests in Ferguson, Hillary Clinton’s demands for a speech in Las Vegas, and the beating of a park ranger in Love Park.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/19/2014

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