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Camden City School District Announces Plans To Lay Off More Than 200 Teachers

It’s a move drawing a lot of concern from parents and students.

05/13/2014

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Parents React To Philadelphia School Cheating Scandal

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.

05/08/2014

(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

City Council To Hear From School District Officials On Proposed Budget

On Monday, City Council hears from school district officials on the so-called “empty shell” budget proposed for next year.

05/04/2014

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Camden City School District Makes Schedule Changes Due To Snow Days

District schools will now be in session for students and staff from April 21-25, which had been scheduled as Spring Break.

03/05/2014

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Local Museum To Honor Outstanding Teachers

An old city museum is looking for outstanding teachers to honor and nominations are due in less than two weeks.

02/22/2014

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Superintendent Hite Introduces New Action Plan To Turn Around Philadelphia Public Schools

For Dr. William Hite, the goals are researched, proven and interconnected, at the top 100 percent college or career readiness.

02/17/2014

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Teachers Visiting Parents Helps Students

Engaging parents of students in K-12 has shown success in Washington DC, operating in more than 20 schools at all levels.

02/05/2014

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Most Support Governor Christie’s Push To Extend The School Day

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.

01/15/2014

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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