Early Childhood Education


May 6, 2013

May 6th, 2013


Local News The News Journal In high-stakes school elections, a few rule the many in Delaware Low interest in Delaware school board elections has helped create a dynamic where a relative handful of voters decides the outcome of races with millions in educational dollars at stake. That has also opened the door for groups like teachers unions to...

Early Childhood News: Announcing DEL Teams

May 6th, 2013

Author: Matthew Korobkin

A bold leap into uncharted early-childhood territory has occurred in Delaware to ensure that our state’s youngsters are kindergarten-ready.  The Delaware Office of Early Learning (OEL) and the Delaware Early Learning Center (DEEC) announced its selection of fifteen Delaware Readiness Teams (DEL Teams) that will support kindergarten readiness...

April 30, 2013

April 30th, 2013


Local News WDEL DEDO's CDF approves $7M bonds for Sussex charter school A state panel has approved up to $7 million in bond financing for a Sussex County charter school. The Council on Development Finance approved the request regarding the Sussex Academy of the Arts and Sciences at its meeting Monday in Dover. Cape Gazette Kindergarten survey...

April 29, 2013

April 29th, 2013


Local News The News Journal Let's start treating teachers as true professionals An opinion by Dick Gephardt, Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan University More money is a motivating force, but it is not at all certain that all of the teachers who did not receive a bonus would be motivated – or even know how – to...