Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.
The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.
Rich 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.
The 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.
We 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.
Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
School 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.
The state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.
Dana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is “pathetic”.
Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
The House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors to conduct the checks before offering jobs to anyone who has direct contact with students.
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.
Teachers are applauding an evaluation system started by two 23-year-old grads from Yale.
A judge has held a Hunting Park school principal and three teachers for trial on charges they cheated on state tests.
The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.