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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

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

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