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Issues in Education – 2/05/24

Issues in Education – 2/05/24

Feds have delayed FAFSA forms, for college-bound students

Paying parents to get their children to go to school

Changing Columbus Day and Veterans Day on some schools’ calendars

 

Education consultant Dr. Ralph Kerr discusses the weighty issues in education.  He’s founder and president of the Teaching and Learning Institute which exists to get Christians involved in their local public schools.

Issues in Education – School’s spending, Students’ spending – 1/22/24

Issues in Education – School’s spending, Students’ spending – 1/22/24

Family Life’s “Issues in Education

Dr. Ralph Kerr, a longtime school administrator and the founder of the Teaching and Learning Institute talks about key issues happening now among classrooms, school boards, and communities. These conversations are important for parents, extended families and taxpayers.

Among the topics this week:

  • Education Spending In NY Budget
  • Financial Literacy Course in PA
  • Changes to Bus-Driver Training

Ralph Kerr and other public school administrators founded the Teaching and Learning Institute in 2005. It serves families and communities as an advocacy organization to encourage people of faith to be actively involved in their local schools and school boards.

Issues in Education – 1/15/24

Issues in Education – 1/15/24

Dr. Ralph Kerr at the “Teaching and Learning Institute” equips Christians to become engaged in their local public school.  Here’s what he’s discussing this week on “Issues In Education

  • Reading proficiency
  • The latest on Covid-era Learning Loss from Dr. Anthony Fauci
  • Anticipation of the top “Issues in Education” for PA and NY for 2024

 

You can also listen to, share, or download archive editions of Family Life’s “Issues in Education

Issues in Education – 12/18/23

Issues in Education – 12/18/23

Family Life’s “Issues in Education” interview explores issues for public schools, higher education, and what matters for students in all forms of education.

This week, here’s the agenda education watchdog Ralph Kerr analyzes for you:

  • Cursive Writing (or not?)
  • Closing Colleges
  • Four-day Work Weeks might be on the way in some PA school districts

 

Dr. Ralph Kerr joins us for our Monday news feature during the Family Life Noon Report. He is the founder of the Teaching and Learning Institute, which has as its mission to increase the influence of people of faith in their local schools.

 

Issues in Education – 12/11/23

Issues in Education – 12/11/23

This week, on “Issues in Education” from Family Life News:

  • Why Homework Matters
  • Students’ Test Scores
  • Celebrating Christmas in the Public School

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute is on a mission to get more Christians involved in public education.  Dr. Kerr (a former principal and superintendent, and now a consultant on local and state educational matters) talks each Monday about issues impacting the classroom with Family Life’s Bob Price.

 

 

 

Issues in Education – Dr. Ralph Kerr – 11/13/23

Issues in Education – Dr. Ralph Kerr – 11/13/23

Family Life’s “Issues in Education

Dr. Ralph Kerr, a longtime school administrator and the founder of the Teaching and Learning Institute talks about key issues happening now among classrooms, school boards, and communities. These conversations are important for parents, extended families and taxpayers.

This week:

  • The “Migrant Crisis” goes to school
  • College Courses on Anti-Semitism
  • What’s happening with the shortage of Milk Cartons?

Ralph Kerr founded the Teaching and Learning Institute, an advocacy organization which encourages people of faith to be actively involved in their local schools and school boards. TLI is based in Houghton, New York. Bob Price is your host for our weekly Monday feature.

Issues in Education – Behavior in schools – 10/30/23

Issues in Education – Behavior in schools – 10/30/23

  • Kids Behaving Badly at School
  • NY’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
  • Should Parents Pay if Their Kids are Bullies
  • Should Christians take part in Halloween Parties at School ?

There’s a lot going on in our schools these days.  Christian education watchdog Ralph Kerr does a “deep dive” into all of it on Family Life’s “Issues in Education” news feature.

Dr. Ralph Kerr is a former teacher, school district administrator, and current President of the Teaching and Learning Institute. Dr. Kerr is a guest on the Family Life Noon Report most Mondays. Those interviews also are available for listening, subscribing and downloading on FamilyLife.org

 

Issues in Education – Conferences, Scores, and more – 10/23/23

Issues in Education – Conferences, Scores, and more – 10/23/23

Issues in Education” on Family Life

It’s Parent-Teacher Conferences time. How can parents and guardians make these meetings most effective and helpful for students. Former school administrator and now education watchdog Ralph Kerr gives his insights and advise on this edition of our Monday news feature “Issues in Education”. There are several questions which are particularly fruitful for this mid-semester check-in.

Also this week, Dr. Kerr talks about interactions parents and other constituents can have with their local school board, plus an update on standardized test scores.

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the “Teaching and Learning Institute”. TLI describes its mission as the emphasis to get Christians involved in their local public schools and become candidates for school board. The institute studied a recent election where fully half of 139 western New York school districts only had one candidate running for each of the open seats.

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