Policy and Practice


Two Great Events on College & Career Readiness

February 16th, 2016


When it comes to preparing students for success after high school, Delaware is making some great strides. This time next week, a gathering of school, business, and community leaders from throughout the state will assemble for two great events focused on the efforts underway. First up is the 2nd Annual DE Pathways Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15...

Delaware’s Progress on Improving Testing

February 11th, 2016

Author: Liz Hoyt

Recently, the Center for American Progress published a report called “ESEA Reauthorization: Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act Toward a Coherent, Aligned Assessment System.” The big idea: The report highlights how ESSA maintains basic testing requirements, but has created an opportunity for states to be flexible in developing...

Make Time for the RTC Workshop

February 8th, 2016


By Jennifer Hollstein, secondary English teacher and teacher evaluator, Charter School of Wilmington   Time. Ask any teacher what’s in short supply and that is most likely what you’ll hear. We’d love to meet, to collaborate, to learn something new, to reflect, and to capitalize on our own strengths, but finding the time to make that...

February Teacher Newsletter

February 3rd, 2016

Author: Liz Hoyt

National Fellowship Opportunity, and PD for Teachers by Teachers National Fellowship Opportunity America Achieves Fellowship - Apply or Nominate a Colleague (Due Feb. 28). "Elevate your voice. Inspire action. Influence change." The America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals (AAFTP) offers...