Category: Newsworthy

Mr. Swindells
Newsworthy

American Education Week

A theme that continued to pop up in our #TeacherTuesday series was how public schools and public school educators teach much more than the basics – they teach students how to be good citizens, inspire self-confidence and motivate them to become life-long learners. Find out more.

13Sep
Newsworthy

Parents need regular reminders of the broader purposes of public schools

We Americans are busy. We work, shop, cook, take care of the kids, and have little time left over. At a time of growing inequality, for many it feels like a struggle just to stay in place. Naturally, we...

21Aug
Newsworthy

North Penn educator: Teachers spend hundreds of dollars to be good at their jobs | Perspective

North Penn educator: Teachers spend hundreds of dollars to be good at their jobs | Perspective by Alan M. Malachowski, For the Inquirer   Imagine if you walked into a new job and learned that you...

CAPS CTE Welding
14Aug
Newsworthy

Area vocational-technical schools will continue getting major federal funding source

Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act means that the largest source of federal funding will continue flowing to vocational-technical schools across the country. Top...

Dave Namey Council for the Advancement of Public Schools
16Apr
Newsworthy

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf proposes historic investment to jump start career tech ed

Veteran educator Dave Namey has taught electrical courses at the Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, for more than 40 years. He started during the career and...

Dawn Martesi - Council for the Advancement of Public Schools
12Apr
Newsworthy

Neil A. Armstrong Middle School to be featured in new Verizon television commercial

Instructional coach Dawn Martesi and eighth-grade student Chelsie McClease were featured in the spot that will air during Monday night’s NCAA men’s basketball championship game on TBS. National...

Council for the Advancement of Public Schools - STEM 2
29Mar
Newsworthy

Area schools encouraging girls to get STEM involved

More than 800 girls from public and private schools throughout Bucks County attend the annual STEM Conference at Delaware Valley University. Don’t bring that “a woman’s place is in the kitchen”...

STEM - Council for the Advancement of Public Schools
27Mar
Newsworthy

Council Rock South students working on projects for NASA

Working for NASA is usually an out-of-this-world type aspiration for even the tech savviest 20- or 30-somethings. But it’s already a reality for a group of students in the technology club at Council...

Jason Katims
13Mar
Newsworthy

How Jason Katims took ‘Rise’ from Levittown to NBC by way of ‘Friday Night Lights’

More than two decades after writing his first TV episodes for My So-Called Life, and seven years after his Emmy-winning finale for Friday Night Lights, Parenthood creator Jason Katims is back in the...

Betsy DeVos
13Mar
Newsworthy

Quiz: What’s the Worst Part of This Betsy DeVos Exchange?

One would think that after Betsy DeVos appeared unfamiliar with basic education policy during parts of her confirmation hearing – an incident she says was worse than a root canal – the Education...