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Partnership Zone Plans : More of the Same
January 25th, 2012The Delaware Department of Education approved plans at five of six second round Partnership Zone schools (Laurel Middle’s plan is due in February), which will wrap up the state’s Race to the Top commitment to turnaround ten persistently low-performing schools. Although the plans represent significant effort on the part of all stakeholders to...
Partnership Zone School (Round 2) Profile: Laurel Middle School
October 11th, 2011On September 1st, 2011, Secretary Lowery and the Department of Education announced the 6 schools chosen to participate in round 2 of the statewide Partnership Zone Initiative (for more information about the Partnership Zone, see our previous blogs). Last week a question was raised about the data used to determine the schools in the Partnership...
Partnership Zone Update
Early Childhood Education, News
October 7th, 2011The Partnership Zone timeline is a tight one (the first submission deadline is Nov. 17), so by necessity a lot must happen each week. Here are the latest updates as of Oct. 7 (for previous updates and analysis/information on the PZ, click here). Capital’s school board has decided upon a “transformation” model for Dover HS and currently has...