Classroom Confidential: Philly Teachers Tell All
Who knows your children almost as well as you do? The teachers who spend hours with them every day. That’s why we asked 100 of them what it takes to raise happy, successful kids. Here’s how they really feel about parents, principals, technology, testing, homework and more. (Don’t worry, kid. They think you’re great.)
We asked about everything from parental involvement to screen time, from extracurriculars to expectations to sex ed. They had a lot to say. Keep reading here.
What do your child’s teachers really mean when they drop their end-of-the-semester feedback? One local elementary-school teacher breaks down actual reports. Keep reading here.
Is your job fulfilling? Are the kids you teach happy? If you lucked into a grand, would you spend it on your students or yourself? We put our teachers on the spot about job satisfaction, money, administrators, how late they burn the midnight oil and more. Keep reading here.
We crunched the numbers on academic performance and learning environment to bring you the schools at the top of their class. Keep reading here.
Published as “Classroom Confidential” in the September 2019 issue of Philadelphia magazine.