Policy and Practice


April 25, 2013

April 25th, 2013


Local News Delaware State News Panel passes gun-free school zones bill Legislation which would establish safe, gun-free school zones, passed the House Education Committee Thursday. House Bill 67, bans the possession of firearms in schools and on school property, which includes school buses. The bill is a component of Gov. Jack A. Markell’s...

Proposed Legislation to Elevate the Preparation of Teachers

April 25th, 2013

Author: Matthew Korobkin

Back in January, Governor Markell delivered his State of the State and called the legislature to action on strengthening the preparation of teachers in Delaware.  Yesterday, legislation was filed which, if passed, will drastically strengthen the way higher education prepares teachers in the state of Delaware.  Why now? As a small state with...

April 24, 2013

April 24th, 2013


Local News The News Journal Pencader and state remain at odds over possible rescue The relationship between Pencader Charter School and the state Department of Education appears to be deteriorating. The two sides are still battling over who is responsible for filling a $350,000 hole in the school’s budget, with no resolution in sight. If that...

April 23, 2013

April 23rd, 2013


Local News Delaware Department of Education St. Andrew's named U.S. Green Ribbon School Today U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named St. Andrew’s School in Middletown among 64 schools named as 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. Duncan named the second annual U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honorees...