Remember ESSA? Work Still Underway on State Plan

February 10th, 2017

Author: Liz Hoyt

The confirmation of Betsy DeVos (and surrounding controversies) as U.S. Secretary of Education dominated news headlines and social media over the last few weeks. However, this national headline may be drowning out what’s happening locally, as Delaware continues to develop its state plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act...

Liberty within Limits: Personalized Learning in the Montessori Classroom

February 9th, 2017


By Cheryl Lynn Jones, Montessori elementary teacher at First State Montessori Academy I am a second and third grade teacher at First State Montessori Academy in Wilmington. This is my 12th year in a Montessori classroom environment and my first year on the Rodel Teacher Council (RTC). When I first joined the RTC, I learned all about their...

February 9, 2017

February 9th, 2017


Delaware News The News Journal New DSU program to teach high schoolers to code Delaware State University is opening up its Wilmington Campus to at least 50 high school students next fall, giving them the opportunity to take advanced technology classes at a new IT Center due to open in the 2017-18 school year. Red Clay Consolidated School...

February 8, 2017

February 8th, 2017


Delaware News Cape Gazette Third win in six years for Cape Henlopen High School Theatre Academy Cape Henlopen High School Theatre senior Hannah Lowe won first place in the Delaware state division of the English Speaking Union's National Shakespeare Competition Jan. 28. Lowe captivated the judges with her powerful performance of Joan de Pucelle's...