Nominate a Local Hero for Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

Author: Paul Herdman

February 25th, 2021


The COVID Context: Delaware’s Falling School Enrollment

February 18th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Breaking Down Gov. Carney’s 2021 State of the State

January 29th, 2021

Author: Neil Kirschling


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. ...

Op-Ed Review

October 19th, 2009

Author: Sarah Grunewald

The Sunday News Journal had four op-ed pieces that key into the education work going on here in Delaware and around the nation.  There was a piece by The News Journal laying out the four key reform areas Secretary Duncan and President Obama are pushing through Race to the Top, a piece about the need for more flexibility in our schools to help...