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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

Here"s how much teachers earn in each state

Teaching the nation's grade school students may be a higher calling, but for the most part is not a high-paying occupation. See where your state ranks in teacher pay......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2018

Don McGahn leaves White House counsel post: report

Don McGahn stepped down as White House counsel late Wednesday, the New York Times reported. President Dona.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

Public paychecks: Here are the average teacher salaries by school district

The average teacher pay at school districts and charter schools ranged from less than $40,000 to more than $90,000, according to an analysis by the Business Times of data from the state Department of Education. The database contains almost 149,00.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

Public-school teacher jobs haven’t recovered since the Great Recession

Earlier this year, teachers in Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and West Virginia protested for better wages......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 7th, 2018

District weighs plan to convert schools to teacher housing

A Northern California school district has drafted a plan to convert schools into housing for area teachers amid soaring housing costs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 6th, 2018

Public-school teacher jobs haven’t recovered since the Great Depression

Earlier this year, teachers in Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and West Virginia protested for better wages......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 5th, 2018

Where's the cream cheese? Apple leaves it off bagel emoji

Apple added a bagel emoji, the other day but didn't include cream cheese. That didn't sit well with the folks behind the Philadelphia brand of cream cheese. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 5th, 2018

Philadelphia postal worker leaves mail on side of road, quits job - Allentown Morning Call

Allentown Morning CallPhiladelphia postal worker leaves mail on side of road, quits jobAllentown Morning CallThe U.S. Postal Service says hundreds of pieces of mail meant for Philadelphia residents were dropped on the .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 5th, 2018

Specialized ratings (headed by teacher pay) are coming for Upstate districts

Specialized ratings are moving front and center in today's release of Upstate New York school rankings. This is the third day of Business First's weeklong rollout. Monday was highlighted by this year's overall academic rankings of 431 Upstate distri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2018

Philadelphia lawyer donates another $1.5M to Temple Law for social justice programs

Plaintiffs litigator Stephen Sheller and his wife Sandy have donated another $1.5 million to Temple University Beasley School of Law in support of the Sheller Center for Social Justice. The Center, established in 2013 by an original $1.5 million .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 27th, 2018

Tiffany Haddish is obsessed with her weighted blanket and says it"s better than a man

CBS Tiffany Haddish appeared on CBS' "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Thursday and opened up about her love life.      The "Night School" star said that her "personal relationships haven't be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

The newest public speaking world champion beat 30,000 other competitors by using a body-language trick she learned from a past winner

Toastmasters International The Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking was held in Chicago last month, and Ramona Smith, a high-school teacher from Houston, won......»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2018

A middle school teacher turned himself in after police say he used his toddler to steal prizes from inside a mall game machine

Salem Polic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 20th, 2018

How I became a civil rights activist: DeRay McKesson talks protesting, pursuing justice

Civil rights activist and former teacher and school administrator DeRay McKesson has made it his life’s mission to pursue justice for the oppr.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 11th, 2018

The high-school teacher who beat 30,000 people in the world public speaking championship explains how she went from beginner to champion in only 4 years

Toastmasters World Championship o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2018

Key Words: Texas teacher’s controversial homework policy draws fierce support, goes viral

School’s back in session, and for many families, it means late nights, exhausted kids and stress. Lots and lots of stress.One teacher in Texas is following Finland’s lead and doing something about it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

Key Words: A Texas teacher’s novel homework policy draws fierce support, goes viral

School’s back in session, and for many families, it means late nights, exhausted kids and stress. Lots and lots of stress.One teacher in Texas is following Finland’s lead and doing something about it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2018

America"s new education crisis: A teacher shortage

Students are returning to school with understaffed classrooms as instructors leave for higher paying jobs.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018

America"s new education crisis: A teacher shortage

Students are returning to school with understaffed classrooms as instructors leave for higher paying jobs.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018