A new study indicates that when teachers consistently use the Responsive Classroom learning approach, 5th grade students performed better on statewide assessment of math and reading skills than their peers who did not use the same learning strategies.
During the recent teachers strike in Chicago and throughout the nation, there is a continuing conversation about levels of teacher accountability.
Chris talks to Ed Rendell about last week’s Democratic National Convention and the Presidential race moving forward, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal as well as Ray Didinger from CSN Philly about the Eagles last minute win in Cleveland and Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel about yesterday’s double header sweep against the Rockies.
On this Labor Day, there is still no labor peace in the Neshaminy School District in Bucks County.
The annual MetLife Survey of the American Teacher based on 1001 responses shows that teacher job satisfaction is at its lowest in two decades, probably because of cuts in education budgets.
Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]
As the Neshaminy Federation of Teachers heads into day three of its second strike this year, the union contends with more than an expired contract.
“I would like to urge you to fix what the district has, not try to recreate the wheel,” said Hillary Linardopoulos, a third grade teacher at Julia DeBurgos Elementary in West Kensington.
Teachers who were offered significant monetary incentives filled 90% of the vacancies in hard-to-staff schools in seven large and diverse school districts in 5 states. Now more schools are expected to follow suit.
Occupational rankings don’t put teachers at the top; maybe they should be. During Teacher Appreciation Week many adults recall teachers who made a significant difference in their lives.
A new movie has sparked more outrage over the impact on bullying in America.
He’s an actor. He was a Philadelphia schoolteacher. And Tony Danza says soon, he’ll be an author.
Striking teachers in a suburban Philadelphia school district are heading back to work.
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