FL News Podcasts

TLI: Waiting for Superman

02.10.11 | Cecil Van Houten

The documentary examines public education through the stories of real-life students and their families and the efforts of educators who are working to find viable solutions to the problems facing today’s public schools.

TLI: NY State's Proposed Budget

02.03.11 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the Governor’s proposed state budget for New York, the property tax cap legislation and the implications they will have on public education in the state.

TLI: TLI Webinar

01.27.11 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the upcoming TLI Webinar, designed to bring together Christians who serve on school boards across New York and Pennsylvania. Listeners are invited to share information with people they know who may be interested in attending.

TLI: Schools Brace for Financial Challenges

01.20.11 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the impact of tax caps and aid reductions on public schools as we start a new year.

TLI: Student Rights and School Policy

01.13.11 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil offer recent examples of cases where students participating in extracurricular activities attempted to assert their individual rights concerning appearance and actions in opposition to school policy to which they had previously agreed.

TLI: Teaching Students About Money Management

01.06.11 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr discusses the importance of teaching students how to be responsible money managers; they discuss family finances and credit card use.

TLI: Showing Appreciation at Christmas

12.16.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil follow up on their conversation from last week, discussing the importance of showing appreciation to teachers and administrators who support Christmas music and Christian themes in their school events.

TLI: Demonstrating Your Faith at Christmas

12.09.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the ways people of faith can get involved in their local school districts especially at the Christmas season.

TLI: The Question of Class Size

12.02.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the question of class size. Is smaller really better? What economic realities affect a school district's ability to offer smaller classes.

TLI: Future of Public Education in NY State

11.18.10 | Cecil Van Houten

In the second part of this two-part series, Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the challenges facing the incoming administration and legislature in New York regarding public education - standards, charter schools and economic conditions.

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