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Stigall Show Log 1.9.14

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/09/2014

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Pennsylvania House Passes Bill Requiring New Teachers To Pass A Drug Test

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.

12/11/2013

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SRC Meeting Offers Exercises On How To Better Philly Schools

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.

11/18/2013

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Tenure Track Professors Not Necessarily Best Teachers

Researchers found that college instructors who are not on the tenure track system surprisingly out-performed the tenured professors in introductory undergraduate classes.

11/06/2013

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Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District’s Plans

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.

11/03/2013

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Building Relationships To Foster Academic Achievement

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.

10/29/2013

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New Jersey Farm Offering Special Promotion For Teachers

Teachers looking for some fall fun should head to a New Jersey farm on two upcoming weekends.

09/23/2013

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NJ Considers Requiring Higher GPA For New Teachers

New Jersey is considering requiring at least a “B” average in college for most aspiring teachers.

09/18/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.19.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/19/2013

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With Only A Month Until Their Contract Expires, Philadelphia Teachers Stage Rally

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.

07/30/2013

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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