More Schools Moving To Longer School DaysThe National Center on Time and Learning, a group that promotes the extended school day, estimates that more than 1500 schools nationally now have additional hours.
I-Team Exclusive: Crossing The LineWe put our children in the care of teachers every day. Most are trustworthy but some are "crossing the line" into extremely inappropriate behavior by having sex with their students.
When Students Are GrievingTeachers, who spend every day with children, often interact with grieving students. Now there are resources.
Feltonville Teachers Called To Investigative Conference For Giving Parents PSSA Opt-Out AdviceSchool district spokesman Fernando Gallard says teachers at Feltonville School for Arts and Sciences gave information and other materials to parents without the principal's knowledge. He found out after nearly 20% of the school's parents "opted out" of the state PSSA's.
State Education Website Posts Salary Info For Pa. TeachersThe state Department of Education posted the financial data Wednesday to its School Performance Profile website.
<em>The Teacher Wars</em> Among Year's Best BooksDana Goldstein writes in her new book that teachers are poorly trained to flatten social, racial and economic barriers and their pay is "pathetic".
Protesters Rally Ahead Of SRC Meeting In Spring GardenTeachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
Pa. Lawmakers Tighten Teacher Background ChecksThe House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors to conduct the checks before offering jobs to anyone who has direct contact with students.
Men Not Drawn To TeachingTeaching has long been dominated by women. And now, increasing the number of African American and Latino teachers is a higher priority than bringing men into the field.
A Teacher Evaluation System That WorksTeachers are applauding an evaluation system started by two 23-year-old grads from Yale.
Judge Holds Principal, 3 Teachers For Trial In PSSA Cheating CaseA judge has held a Hunting Park school principal and three teachers for trial on charges they cheated on state tests.
‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For StudentsTeacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.
STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM EducatorsThe number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.
Philadelphia Teachers, Students Prepare For Another School Year With Less Back to school shopping is now in full swing throughout the Delaware Valley, but for some, what was once a time of excitement has now turned into a hardship.
KIPP Honored By 'Broad Prize'The award focuses on urban schools that are closing the achievement gap between minority and low-income students and their white higher income peers.