We’re Hiring – Program Officer

Author: Nancy Millard

January 9th, 2020

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DOES DELAWARE HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO ADDRESS THE TEACHER DIVERSITY GAP?

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Opportunity Funding 101

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Early Childhood Opportunities

December 23rd, 2009

Author: Michael Rasmussen

The US Senate is sitting on a huge opportunity for Early Childhood Education, and it looks like it may be ready to move shortly (once they figure out this health care thing).  The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, if passed, may create a $10 Billion Early Learning Challenge Grant fund to help states significantly advance their work...

How do you more than quadruple the number of students meeting proficiency standards in only three years?

November 19th, 2009

Author: Michael Rasmussen

Ask Mastery Charter School in Philadelphia.  Mastery has been turning around schools in Philly since 2005 – they’ve taken some of the worst city schools and changed the leadership and the culture, and – working with the same kids as before the turn-around—made huge gains in proficiency on the state student...

Delaware Gets Bs, Cs, Ds on Report Card of Educational Innovation

November 9th, 2009

Author: Sarah Grunewald

This morning, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Center for American Progress, and Frederick M. Hess, director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, issued Leaders and Laggards: A State-by-State Report Card on Educational Innovation. It examines what states are doing to prepare themselves for the challenges that lie...

Vision 2015 and Delaware’s Race to the Top

October 30th, 2009

Author: Michael Rasmussen

Earlier this week Rodel co-sponsored “Vision 2015 and Delaware’s Race to the Top”.  This sold out event brought together over 500 education leaders from around the state, and around the nation, to talk about two critical issues, improving the quality of our teachers and turning around our lowest performing schools. ...