Policy and Practice


Is Delaware Underserving High-Achieving Students?

September 14th, 2016

Author: Liz Hoyt

Last week, the Fordham Institute released a report examining the extent to which states’ current (or planned) accountability systems serve high-achieving students. Delaware earned a rating of 1 out of 4 stars, suggesting room for improvement. Here’s our take. What does this mean for Delaware? There *is* room for Delaware (and other states)...

Teacher Newsletter – September 2016

September 1st, 2016


  Rodel Teacher Newsletter is a resource for Delaware's teachers to learn about teacher leadership opportunities across the state, nation, and world. View this email in your browser 4 Teacher Fellowships to Kick-Start the School Year Tiny Fellowship...

Why Quality Public Schools Benefit Us All

August 18th, 2016


It's not just kids, parents, and teachers who feel the impact of our public schools. If you're a citizen of Delaware, then you are—in one way or another—affected by our state's education system. Scroll below for more on how supporting students today can lead to a brighter tomorrow for...

How Teachers *Really* Spend Summer Break

August 17th, 2016

Author: Alyssa McGraw

It’s a common misconception that all teachers spend their summers sipping iced tea by the pool. In reality, many of your children’s educators are hard at work with students in summer programs or preparing for the new school year. We caught up with a few members of the Rodel Teacher Council to learn about their summer...