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.
Teachers looking for some fall fun should head to a New Jersey farm on two upcoming weekends.
New Jersey is considering requiring at least a “B” average in college for most aspiring teachers.
Chris reacts to the managerial change made on Friday by the Phillies and takes calls with Charlie Manuel. He also covers the funding battle for Philadelphia schools and Governor Chris Christie’s role in the New Jersey Senate campaign. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup.
Teachers and parents gathered on the steps of de Burgos Elementary School at 4th and Lehigh to decry school budget cuts and demand more funding.
A high school in Quebec came under fire after 28 students who were taking a math test were strip searched by teachers. Would this have been legal in the US?
The school board in Easton is eliminating 43 positions due to budget cuts, including 19 teachers.
Finding flawed material on students’ work, has reportedly prompted more teachers to teach online research skills.
Dozens of teachers in the Allentown School District are being laid off.
MOOCs, “massively open online courses,” are reaching vast numbers of people and now the organization is moving into professional development for K-12 education.