Policy and Practice


September 17, 2013

September 17th, 2013


Local News The News Journal Opinions sought on school systems A group of “concerned citizens” wants to personally survey at least 5,000 Delawareans in an effort to put their thoughts on education issues in front of state leaders. “There are so many things happening in education right now, and there’s so much momentum,” said Rod Ward, who...

Delaware Educators Provide Feedback on PLCs

September 16th, 2013


The Delaware Department of Education recently released the 2012-2013 Professional Learning Community Participant Survey Report. This second annual report gauges educators’ thoughts on PLCs, such as confidence in PLCs, the significance of administrator presence, and the value of using data to make instructional decisions. The statewide...

September 13, 2013

September 13th, 2013


Local News The News Journal Progress made on Delaware's education standards, but more needed An opinion by Mark Murphy, Delaware Secretary of Education As students return to the classroom, educators across the state are creating new and stronger opportunities to help them succeed. Fourteen grants were just awarded to schools around our state to...

The Upcoming Vision 2015 Conference is…

September 12th, 2013

Author: Brittany Mason

This year's Vision 2015 conference on Delaware public education is more interactive, innovative, and focused on Delaware classrooms than ever before. It will be held on Wednesday, October 9 at 8:30 to 3:30 p.m. at University of Delaware's Clayton Hall. Vision 2015 is a plan designed to provide world-class education to every public school student...