Teachers

Tarrah Gibbons
April 02, 2020 - 5:01 pm
Reese Witherspoon’s clothing brand is giving away free dresses to teachers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Draper James, the company is giving away dresses to say thank you to our educators.
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Empty classroom
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Mike DeNardo
March 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
The School District of Philadelphia is contracting with the nonprofit Teach for America to help recruit teachers. But the decision wasn't a slam dunk. Read more here.
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achers at McClure Elementary School stand as the school board considers having them make up asbestos days over spring break.
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2020 - 1:33 pm
It looks like teachers at a Philadelphia school that was closed for asbestos clean-up will be keeping their spring break. The district wanted to make up lost instructional days over spring break, but the school board Thursday night rejected that plan. Read more here.
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Coat drive at McClure Elementary School.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 13, 2020 - 6:15 pm
The Pennsylvania State University teacher candidates learned how to work with children through a coat drive Thursday for over 500 elementary school kids in Hunting Park. Read more here.
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Crystal Edwards, principal of W.D. Kelley School in Brewerytown.
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Justin Udo
January 27, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Teachers at a Philadelphia school are tackling physical and mental health head on, and they're starting with themselves. Read more here
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Educators rallied on the steps of Philadelphia School District headquarters, calling on schools to restore librarians to schools.
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Mike DeNardo
January 24, 2020 - 2:57 pm
Educators rallied on the steps of Philadelphia School District headquarters Friday, calling on schools to restore librarians to schools. Read more here.
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Sixer Tobias Harris visits teachers at Bethune Elementary in Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
December 16, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Sixers forward Tobias Harris surprised teachers at a North Philly elementary school with gift cards — and support. He was there to acknowledge the need for more Black male teachers. Read more here.
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A news conference at Community College of Philadelphia discusses a shortage of teachers of color in the state.
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Mike DeNardo
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Pennsylvania is launching a new effort to recruit and keep teachers of color. Read more here.
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Jennifer Yen, special education teacher at Alexander Graham Bell School, joins the rally as Chicago Public Schools teachers picket, Thursday morning, Oct. 17, 2019, at Lane Tech High School in Chicago.
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AP News
October 17, 2019 - 3:31 pm
Chicago teachers went on strike Thursday, marching on picket lines in defense of their union's "social justice" agenda after failing to reach a contract deal in a dispute that canceled classes for more than 300,000 students.
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Temple faculty rally
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Mike DeNardo
October 15, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Faculty members at Temple University rallied on campus Tuesday afternoon, hours before their labor contract expires at midnight. Read more here.
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