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A Legal Strip Search Of Students

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?

07/09/2013

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Easton School Board Eliminating 43 Positions, Including 19 Teachers

The school board in Easton is eliminating 43 positions due to budget cuts, including 19 teachers.

06/19/2013

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Teaching Kids To Be Savvy Researchers

Finding flawed material on students’ work, has reportedly prompted more teachers to teach online research skills.

06/12/2013

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Dozens Of Allentown Teachers Being Laid Off

Dozens of teachers in the Allentown School District are being laid off.

06/11/2013

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MOOCS Providing Online Teacher Education

MOOCs, “massively open online courses,” are reaching vast numbers of people and now the organization is moving into professional development for K-12 education.

06/11/2013

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Camden School Board Votes To Lay Off More Than 200

Camden’s school board is laying off nearly 100 teachers and support staff members and all 113 lunch aides.

05/08/2013

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Appreciating Teachers

Who was your favorite teacher? Let the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News know during Teacher Appreciation Week.

05/06/2013

Superintendent William Hite at a City Council hearing on his school closure plan. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Hite Talks Contract Issues Over Teacher Pay And Water Fountains In Philadelphia Public Schools

Philadelphia’s schools chief wants to clear up some misconceptions teachers may have, after the district’s opening contract proposal to the teachers union leaked out this week.

03/02/2013

2 Camden County High School Teachers, Principal Plead Guilty To Sex Scandal And Ensuing Cover-up

On Monday, the former principal and two teachers at Triton High School in South Jersey took a plea deal from prosecutors in a sex scandal and alleged cover-up that rocked Runnemede last year.

02/11/2013

National Liberty Museum Vice President of programming Kevin O'Rangers. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Old City Museum Accepting Nominations For ‘Teacher As Hero’ Awards

A concept museum in Old City wants to honor a group of dedicated people that may not be getting the recognition they deserve. Nominations are being accepted for the “Teacher As Hero” awards.

01/28/2013

Suing Over Bad Grades

If you think you got an unfairly bad grade, can you sue? Turns out, you wouldn’t be the first – or even the second.

01/16/2013

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Failure Is Not An Option

Despite budget problems, poverty, and little parent participation, Public Agenda reports on what makes for success at Ohio’s nine high poverty, high-achieving schools.

12/10/2012

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Teacher Attitudes Surveyed

A new survey by TEACH PLUS reports on attitudes of teachers who began their careers less than a decade ago, which is the majority of teachers in the classroom today.

11/06/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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