Student-Centered Learning


148th General Assembly Education Report

July 8th, 2016

Author: Melissa Hopkins

On June 30th, the Delaware Legislature concluded the second half of the 148th General Assembly. This year legislators faced a challenging budget cycle with a significant revenue shortfall for Fiscal Year 2017. This follows a difficult cycle from FY16 when there was a shortfall of $27 million. The Markell Administration and the Delaware...

Education is Front and Center at Legislative Hall

July 1st, 2016

Author: Melissa Hopkins

One look at our Legislative Monitor says it all: Education was front and center this year in the Delaware General Assembly. It was also a tough financial year, one plagued by continued revenue shortfalls. In this space Wednesday, we recapped the proposed budget cuts put forth by the Joint Finance Committee and the implications on Delaware...

The Digital Difference

June 28th, 2016

Author: Paul Herdman

Here in Delaware, when we talk about improving technology in the classroom, our minds and our conversations often go first to improving internet speeds or the tangible infrastructure—the wires, cables, towers—that carry those signals. But in some cases—like the CityBridge Foundation’s 'Breakthrough Schools' design contest in Washington...

Upgrading Our Education Technology

June 27th, 2016

Author: Alyssa McGraw

One click can unlock a world of knowledge. In a time of rapidly evolving technology and a rising tide of digital and personalized learning, having a solid gameplan in place for technology in Delaware classrooms is more vital than ever. When asked about their current thinking, more than 69 percent of Delaware teachers said, “I wish we had more...