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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.

05/28/2015

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Gov. Christie To Give Speech On Academic Standards

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to lay out his vision for academic standards, an area where both Republicans and Democrats have internal disagreements.

05/28/2015

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DC Teachers Visit Students’ Homes

Teachers in the DC district’s new Family Engagement Partnership visit students’ homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.

03/30/2015

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Teaching About Onlookers’ Role In The Holocaust

The Holocaust Museum in Washington has organized a nontraditional exhibit for classroom instruction: the study of onlookers.

03/23/2015

Zeoli Show Log 3.18.15

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/18/2015

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More Schools Moving To Longer School Days

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.

03/04/2015

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I-Team Exclusive: Crossing The Line

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.

02/23/2015

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When Students Are Grieving

Teachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.

02/23/2015

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Feltonville Teachers Called To Investigative Conference For Giving Parents PSSA Opt-Out Advice

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.

01/28/2015

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State Education Website Posts Salary Info For Pa. Teachers

The state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.

01/14/2015

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The Teacher Wars Among Year’s Best Books

Dana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is “pathetic”.

12/17/2014

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Protesters Rally Ahead Of SRC Meeting In Spring Garden

Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.

10/16/2014

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Pa. Lawmakers Tighten Teacher Background Checks

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.

10/15/2014

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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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