Tag Archives: #IssuesInEducation

Issues in Education – Paying Teachers Enough – 03/20/23

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute takes a closer look at issues in the news which pertain to our public schools.  Here’s what’s happening this week …

  • Are Teachers Paid Enough?
  • Test Scores Tank in NY
  • Why school boards need the influence of Christians and other parent


Issues in Education – Christians involved in public schools – 03/06/23

“Why Christians Need to Get Involved in their Local Public School”

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute takes a closer look at why it matter so much that Christians stay involved in their local public school.

Issues in Education – Ralph Kerr – 02/20/23

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the “Teaching and Learning Institute” gives us a front row seat to what’s happening in our public schools with “Issues in Education”.

This week includes:

  • A “Satan Club” is coming to Southern Tier school
  • Balancing learning loss and students’ mental health as the biggest issue(s) facing Pennsylvania schools
  • Making up for the mandates that chased many teachers out of public education

Faith Under Fire – Dr. Wayne Lewis – Staying Faithful, as a Christian University – 02/16/23

Academic freedom and the Christian college experience

We explore higher education and how recent cultural movements shape the college experience for today’s students. Pennsylvania and New York have a number of universities founded as Christian outreaches, and those Christian colleges are facing those pressures as are secular schools.

Houghton Univ's sixth presidentTo get a snapshot of what is happening now, “Faith Under Fire” spoke with Dr. Wayne Lewis, president of Houghton University in New York’s Southern Tier. Dr. Lewis speaks about the uniqueness of being a Christ-centered institution, how schools can assure all voices are heard, and why it is important to assure that all students — from all sectors of the political/theological/social spectrum — feel at home on their campus and in their classrooms.

Tap here for further information: Dr. Lewis…   Houghton University


Issues in Education – Mandatory SUNY Class, and Disruptive Students – 02/06/23

“Racial Equity in the Classroom & Rethinking School Suspensions”

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the “Teaching and Learning Institute” in Houghton, NY, keeps us up to date with all that’s happening in Pennsylvania and New York classrooms and school districts.

Issues in Education – Merit awards, Regent exams, Jan. 6 curriculum – 01/23/23

VA’s National Merit Award Scandal, Regents exam week in NY, and PA proposes “teaching” January 6th in the classroom.

Dr. Ralph Kerr at the “Teaching and Learning Institute” discusses the “weighty issues” in the news as it pertains to our public schools.

Issues in Education – Obstacles in the Classroom 2023 – 01/09/23

Biggest Education Obstacles in the Classroom for 2023Dr. Ralph Kerr

With the New Year upon us, Dr. Ralph Kerr discusses the issues in education that parents and policy-makers alike will be watching in 2023. Kerr directs the Teaching and Learning Institute in Houghton, NY, and is a frequent guest on Family Life.

2022-1205_ Issues in Education_ How NYS Schools are Spending Covid Cash

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the “Teaching and Learning Institute” in Houghton, NY says the state ranks second to last in the country when it comes to it’s allocation of Covid Cash toward “learning loss” caused by the Pandemic.   Listen in for more on this week’s edition of “Issues in Education.