Celebrating ice time for lovers on Valentine's Day, Shannon O'Brien and Jasson Cohen (C'99) warmed up at the Class of 1923 Ice Rink.
Photo by Mark Garvin
Originally published on February 26, 1998
“The poor unfortunate teacher with 47 students is probably doing a whole lot of largescale, whole-class kind of stuff, which doesn’t get to the individual needs of the kids at all. This is not a great situation for that teacher, or for those students.”Jonathan Supovitz, a professor in the Graduate School of Education, on teacher vacancies in the School District of Philadelphia that have left some teachers with 35, 46, and 47 students in one classroom. The School District is having particular challenges finding and retaining teachers this year. (Philly.com, Jan. 11, 2016)