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(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Announcing Classes Would Begin On Time, Phila. School Officials Repeat Their Call For Concessions From Teachers Union

Cigarette tax money, if it comes, would fill about half of the budget hole. The district is still pushing its teachers union for concessions. Superintendent William Hite says the district is no longer seeking across the board wage cuts.

08/16/2014

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie, during his 2014 "State of the State" speech to the state legislature.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

NJ Teachers Union Questions Governor Christie’s Push For A Longer School Day

Governor Chris Christie is pushing for a longer school day and year for all New Jersey kids. It’s an idea that has the state’s teachers union asking some serious questions.

01/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.27.13

Chris dissects the battle between Mayor Michael Nutter and the Philadelphia teacher’s union, as well as the continued fallout from Miley Cyrus performance on MTV. He also talks to Leigh Gallagher from Fortune Magazine about her new book, The End of the Suburbs.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/27/2013

Teachers picket outside Neshaminy High School. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Neshaminy Teachers On Strike Again, Parents And Students Frustrated

Hundreds of parents packed the Maple Point Middle School’s gym for the tonight’s school board meeting, carrying signs with a message for the striking teachers in Neshaminy.

06/05/2012

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New Jersey Brings In Rutgers Officials To Evaluate New Teacher Review System

New Jersey education officials will bring in experts from Rutgers to independently evaluate a pilot program meant to pave the way for a new teacher evaluation system.

03/03/2012

(Audenried High School teacher Hope Moffett. File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Teachers’ Union Asks Court To Block Firing Of ‘Rubber Room’ Teacher

The School District of Philadelphia wants to fire teacher Hope Moffett, the Audenried High School teacher who has spoken out against plans to convert her school to a charter school.

03/10/2011

NJ Governor’s Town Hall Gets Confrontational

Gov. Chris Christie found himself on the defensive Wednesday as retired educators and union workers lobbed criticism and lectured the tough-talking governor about his tone with the teachers union.

11/10/2010

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