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.
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.