News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | September 1Chris reviewed Dick Cheney's assessment of Hillary Clinton's handling of her emails, Chris Christie's performance on The Tonight Show, and Philadelphia's handling of preparations for the Pope.
Zeoli Show Log 7.7.15Rich discussed the latest on the alleged murder of a woman in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, former Virginia Senator Jim Webb's announcement that he is running for President, and a Florida man being sentenced to 30 months in prison for having sex on the beach. He also talked with Greg Piper from the College Fix, Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, Philadelphia Daily News Columnist Christine Flowers and Brandon McGinley from the PA Family Institute.
Let Gifted Students AccelerateA report in <em>The Washington Post</em> asks why schools slow down gifted kids when research shows that they do well if accelerated.
Special Projects Keep Students Learning As School Year Comes To A CloseAs the school year comes to an end, teachers must find activities that capture kids' attention. Self-selected projects seem to do just that.
Young Teachers Turned Off By TestingHeavy testing in lower grades is causing young teachers to consider leaving the field.
A Prom For Autistic TeensA high schooler with an autistic sister organized a prom for her sister and other autistic teens and it was a huge success.
Integrating Is EducatingIn an article in <em>The Washington Post</em>, programs and projects are cited that make the case that integrating subjects can work.
Political Pundit And Columnist: Mounting Accusations Against Hillary Clinton Could Damage Presidential RunPolitical pundit and columnist Eleanor Clift questioned whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be able to survive the latest accusations of impropriety that have been leveled against her in the book Clinton Cash, by Peter Schweizer.
Grounds For Making Challenging Coursework Available To All High SchoolersBecause education is controlled by the states, access to advanced placement, AP, and other challenging courses is restricted in many districts.
Zeoli Show Log 4.15.15Rich discussed the latest report on the investigation into the VA, a teacher apologizing for having her class send get well letters to Mumia Abu-Jamal, and the Phillies selling tickets on Groupon. He also spoke with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, Ronnie Polaneczky from the Philadelphia Daily News and Michelle Singleton from the Washington Post.
Baltimore Police Work With Black Youth To Ease TensionsThe Inner Harbor Project helps police and teens understand each other, with officers charged with making the kids feel part of the community.
DC Teachers Visit Students' HomesTeachers in the DC district's new Family Engagement Partnership visit students' homes in an effort to improve engagement and raise achievement.