FL News Podcasts

Issues in Education: High School Graduation in Church?

05.15.14 | Bob Price

This week, Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute talks about a court case that could be decided soon on whether it's appropriate to have high school graduation ceremonies in churches.

Issues in Education: School Budget Day in NY

05.08.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr discusses the importance of casting a ballot on School Budget Day in New York. The date is Tuesday, May 20th

Issues in Education: Product Placement on NYS Common Core Exams

04.30.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr discusses the controversy surrounding product placement on state tests being taken by 3rd thru 8th graders in NY.

Issues in Education: How Necessary is Kindergarten?

04.24.14 | Bob Price

How Necessary is Kindergarten to a child's overall academic success? Wade into the water with us and Dr. Ralph Kerr at the Teaching and Learning Institute.

Issues in Education: Major Education Reform in PA

04.17.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute discusses the impact of efforts to privatize the state system of higher education in PA.

Issues in Education: How the NYS Budget impacts Local School Budgets

04.10.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute talks about how the recently agreed to NYS budget impacts local school budgets.

Issues in Education: Move the Start of the School Day?

03.27.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the teaching and learning institute discusses a campaign to move the start of the school day to later in the day.

Issues in Education: The Parent / Teacher Relationship

03.13.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Kerr is talking this week about the importance of a strong parent / teacher relationship to a child's academic success.

Issues in Education: How Much Homework is Too Much Homework?

03.06.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr talks about a surprising new study that details the amount of home work students are assigned each week.

Issues in Education: Home Schooling and High School Sports

02.27.14 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr talks about a lawsuit filed by a Pennsylvania mom to have her home-schooled son compete on high school sports teams.

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