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‘Summer Melt’ Keeps Low-Income Students From Enrolling In College

Torn between family pressures, friends and furthering their education, many low-income students who’ve been accepted in college don’t enroll.

08/18/2014

Stigall Show Log 8.14.14

Chris discusses Philadelphia pitch to host the next Democratic National Convention, the protests against police in Ferguson, MO, and he hosts the first edition of Stigall on the Mall. He also talks to Comedian Kevin Nealon at 7:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/14/2014

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Banning Suspension Of Pre-K Children

Research shows that 3 and 4-year-olds aren’t able to connect their misbehavior with punishment and expulsion can begin a downward cycle.

08/05/2014

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The Thrill Of Learning To Read

By Dr. Marciene Mattleman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – John Kelly remembers when he first learned to read. And judging from his photo in The Washington Post, that was many years ago. While Kelly’s mom always read […]

07/16/2014

Stigall Show Log 7.1.14

Chris discusses the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby Case, the soda ban in New York City being rejected and Hillary Clinton’s “money woes.” He also talked to Sam Rohrer from the American Pastors Network at 7:00 and Adele Keim from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty at 8:35.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/01/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.28.14

Chris reviews Pat Toomey’s comments on the VA scandal, the stir caused by the Washington Post Film Critic blaming the UCSB shooting on Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen, and President Obama for asking a question about Syria at a science fair. He talks to Greek Ambassador Christos Panagopoulos about Greek Heritage Night at Citizens Bank Park and Filmmakers Britt Rawcliffe and Rachel Marie Smith.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/28/2014

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‘Value-Added Method’ Of Teacher Evaluation Does Not Measure True Value

A study finds teachers who were well-regarded on student surveys and principal classroom observations, had students who did poorly on tests and the opposite also was true.

05/21/2014

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Homework: How Much Is Too Much?

A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing – homework.

05/07/2014

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Is Skipping A Grade Beneficial For Gifted Kids?

For years, school administrators would recommend gifted kids skip a grade. Now, not so much. But a new study seems to favor the old school of thought.

04/30/2014

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Restricting Advanced Placement Courses

The Washington Post reports that some schools restrict AP access to show a high rate of success, so some good students in math, science and engineering are losing out.

04/22/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.3.14

Chris assesses the latest snowstorm, Ellen Degeneres performance as host of the OSCARS, and President Obama’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine. He talks to Jeff Roe and Mark Greenbaum on the Monday Morning Matchup, Foreign Policy Expert Ed Turzanski, and Keltie Knight from The Insider.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/03/2014

Stigall Show Log 1.17.14

Chris covers the arrest of the “Swiss Cheese Pervert,” the latest on Obamacare enrollment numbers, and the death of two sitcom stars. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Ray Didinger about the NFL playoffs, and Gabriel Sherman, author of the Loudest Voice in the Room.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/17/2014

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Farm Visit Teaches Young Students Real Life Lessons

Elementary school students visiting a farm near Washington, DC saw greater value in the lessons they’d learned in the classroom.

12/31/2013

Stigall Show Log 10.30.13

Chris reviews the apology given by the Obama Administration for the rollout of healthcare.gov, Chris Christie’s huge lead in the polls in the leadup to the election for Governor in New Jersey, and NSA spying on foreign leaders. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/30/2013

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Glitches In College Application Process

This year, applying to college is tougher than usual because the ‘Common App’ software used by applicants for most schools has glitches.

10/28/2013

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