Teachers Are Concerned As Classes Begin In Philadelphia SchoolsStudents are working through the nervous excitement of the first day of school. Teachers feel that uncertainty on several levels, says ESOL teacher Leshawna Coleman.
Veteran Substitute Teachers Are Unhappy With Pay Offered By New FirmVeteran substitute teachers are frustrated over the pay being offered by a company now managing subs for Philadelphia schools.
Philadelphia Zoo Again Offering Free Admission For Teachers During Summer Months If you’re an educator who also loves animals, you might want to check out an offering from the Philadelphia Zoo.
Gov. Christie To Give Speech On Academic StandardsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to lay out his vision for academic standards, an area where both Republicans and Democrats have internal disagreements.
DC Teachers Visit Students' HomesTeachers in the DC district's new Family Engagement Partnership visit students' homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
Teaching About Onlookers' Role In The HolocaustThe Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.
Zeoli Show Log 3.18.15Rich analyzed two cases of teachers having sex with students in New Jersey, Governor Tom Wolf's latest budget proposal, and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin's assertions that Republicans are racist for holding up a confirmation vote on Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch. He also talked with Will Bunch from the Philadelphia Daily News.
More Schools Moving To Longer School DaysThe National Center on Time and Learning, a group that promotes the extended school day, estimates that more than 1500 schools nationally now have additional hours.
I-Team Exclusive: Crossing The LineWe put our children in the care of teachers every day. Most are trustworthy but some are "crossing the line" into extremely inappropriate behavior by having sex with their students.
When Students Are GrievingTeachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
Feltonville Teachers Called To Investigative Conference For Giving Parents PSSA Opt-Out AdviceSchool district spokesman Fernando Gallard says teachers at Feltonville School for Arts and Sciences gave information and other materials to parents without the principal's knowledge. He found out after nearly 20% of the school's parents "opted out" of the state PSSA's.
State Education Website Posts Salary Info For Pa. TeachersThe state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.