FL News Podcasts

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.

TLI: Proposed Changes in PA Education Policy

11.11.10 | Cecil Van Houten

In the first of a two-part series, Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the proposed changes for education policy in New York and Pennsylvania. Today’s segment features newly-elected Governor Tom Corbett’s plan for education in Pennsylvania.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Outcome of Midterm Elections

11.04.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the implications of the results of the mid-term elections on the federal, state and local level.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Character Education Falling Short

10.28.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss a recent federal study regarding programs for character development in public schools and the results of the study.

Teaching & Learning Institute / Salt & Light - Part III

10.21.10 | Cecil Van Houten

Dr. Kerr and Cecil discuss the Salt & Light Workshop, coming this Saturday to the Family Life Center in Bath, NY, which will focus on the rights of Christians in the public schools.

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