Students in Camden walked out of class Wednesday in a direct protest to a plan to lay off more than 200 teachers by the end of the school year.
It’s a move drawing a lot of concern from parents and students.
One parent can’t believe the cheating allegations against the principal and four other teachers, one of whom was a teacher here when she was a student.
On Monday, City Council hears from school district officials on the so-called “empty shell” budget proposed for next year.
District schools will now be in session for students and staff from April 21-25, which had been scheduled as Spring Break.
An old city museum is looking for outstanding teachers to honor and nominations are due in less than two weeks.
For Dr. William Hite, the goals are researched, proven and interconnected, at the top 100 percent college or career readiness.
Engaging parents of students in K-12 has shown success in Washington DC, operating in more than 20 schools at all levels.
Educators in one of state and even nation’s top school districts have found high student achievement means extending the boundaries of the school day.
Chris covers the political scandal surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and lane closures on the George Washington Bridge in Ft. Lee. He talks to Christie biographer Bob Ingle, Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey, and Comedian Greg Proops.
The state House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill that would require drug testing for prospective teachers and other school employees in Pennsylvania.
The School Reform Commission held a meeting Monday night that gave teachers and community members a chance to work through an exercise in how to get the most students into better-performing schools.
Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.
Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.
There’s no question that increasing achievement is the foremost goal of teachers in our schools but teachers vary in their strategies and we need to find models that work. Here’s one.