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Late school teacher leaves $4.7M to Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra has announced it received $4.7 million from a retired teacher and longtime supporter of the orchestra — a gift an orchestra official called "a godsend.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2018

Average salaries in Southeastern PA school districts

In the Philadelphia region, and across the nation, public school pay has become a hot topic. With pay-related teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, a debate has begun on just how much we should pay the educators and administrators who .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2018

Meet Chasten Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg"s husband, who is a junior high school teacher, a dog dad, and very online

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Chasten Buttigieg, who is married to Sout.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider50 min. ago

$50M gift from ex-Merck CEO to create center at Penn

A $50 million gift to the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts and Sciences from a former Merck CEO will create a brand new center dedicated to energy science and technology on its West Philadelphia campus. Donated by alumni P. Roy Vagelos a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2019

Red Robin Burgers CEO leaves

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. said late Wednesday that Chief Execut.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2019

Teacher sues school in $3 million lawsuit over topless photo firing

A New York teacher is suing her school district for $3 million for firing after a student obtained an old topless photo of her......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 3rd, 2019

"My Son"s History Teacher Taught Him That The Electoral College Should Be Abolished"

Authored by Jennifer Kabbany via the College Fix, During my son’s junior year of high school, he was taught by his U.S. history teacher that the electoral college is unfair and should be abolished. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 27th, 2019

Chicago Symphony Orchestra paralyzed by strike with no end in sight

The strike by musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) that began at midnight Sunday looked far from ending after the first day of picketing at Orchestra Hall. In a teleconference call with the media late Monday, Jeff Alexander, president of th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

GMU law school receives record gift of more than $50M

George Mason University’s law school continues to reap benefits from renaming its law school after late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The school announced a gift of more than $50 million on Thursday that supports 13 new faculty chairs a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

Oakland strike highlights housing struggles for teachers

Cris Bautista teaches high school in Oakland, California, but to afford to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, he commutes an hour or more to an apartment he shares with another teacher and works weekends at a coffee shop......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 2nd, 2019

Tesla closing retail stores: Will any Philadelphia-area showrooms survive?

Tesla's four locations in the region were designed to drum up word-of-mouth referrals and sales in wealthy suburban areas, said marketing professor Susan Mudambi at Temple's Fox School of Business......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

Will Planet Word speak to you? Literally, yes.

Planet Word, the new language museum taking over D.C.’s historic Franklin School, will feature a talking tree. The project team, which has faced numerous questions of late for demo work it allowed to occur inside the heavily protected, D.C.-owned .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2019

Dean of Rockhurst business school is heading for Philadelphia

When St. Joseph's University's next provost starts in her new role this June, she'll bring with her a business-centric background. The university announced Thursday that Cheryl McConnell, currently associate provost for academic affairs at Rockhur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2019

A California School Teacher Speaks Out: "Americans, We Need To Wake Up"

Via Jim Quinn's Burning Platform blog, Sent by P2 Shared on Facebook by a teacher.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 12th, 2019

Celebs for Tony Evers campaign included Uma Thurman, Barbra Streisand

As a candidate for Wisconsin governor, Tony Evers came off as the lifelong school teacher an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

LA Teacher Strike Sidelines 600,000 Students

Teachers at the Los Angeles Unified School District, one of the largest in the nation, have gone on strike to protest what they claim are classes with too many students......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 15th, 2019

As nonprofits embrace technology, cybersecurity becomes more important

When social workers walk into a home and see a teen sleeping on the floor instead of a bed, or when a teacher notices a child coming to school in shoes that are falling apart, these professionals... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 18th, 2018

Rail strike leads to traffic jams in Germany

German train workers have gone on strike, leading to cancellations in the country's long-distance and commuter rail system and making tens of thousands of employees and school children late......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 10th, 2018

Addition of ceiling treatments improves acoustics at Temple University School of Architecture

Architecture students at Temple University in Philadelphia recently experienced the difference the addition of acoustical ceiling treatments can make in exposed structure spaces......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkDec 3rd, 2018

How three men and a drive to make money turned into JBG

In 1956, Joseph B. Gildenhorn, a native Washingtonian, founded a small law firm in D.C. with two high school friends, Donald Brown and the late Gerald Miller. After about 10 years in the law business, the men who headed the firm called Miller, Br.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 29th, 2018

Capturing More Consumers With Targeted Marketing

Marketing with Homes.com proves to be a smart move for Midwest broker As a former high school teacher, broker Sharon Sigman prides herself on educating homebuyers and sellers in Kansas City, Mo., and throughout Kansas since she ch.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaNov 25th, 2018