Tag: Achievement Gap

Delaware Launches Early Learning Survey

Early Childhood Education

August 22nd, 2012

Some 3-5 year old children go to nursery school.  Others go to day care.  And some students stay at home with a parent, guardian, or caretaker.  In each of these scenarios, the level of exposure a child has to learning his or her ABCs, fine and gross motor skills, and social emotional skills may vary widely.  Kindergarten teachers often have...


My Trip to Finland- Off to a Good Start

Early Childhood Education, News

August 21st, 2012

Our team of five Delawareans arrived in Helsinki without a hitch on Sunday evening.  Our group is Dr. Lynn Okagaki, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development - University of Delaware; Dr. Shawn Joseph, Superintendent – Seaford School District; Susan Haberstroh, Ed.D., Education Associate, Legislative Liaison & Regulation Review...


August 17, 2012


August 17th, 2012

Local News The News Journal Pencader in compliance After a tumultuous year at Pencader Charter Business and Finance High School, a state education administrator said Thursday that the institution is in compliance with all applicable regulations and ready for students to return next month. However, Cruce also said the Department of Education is...


Voting Starts Today for iEducate Delaware Finalists

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

August 15th, 2012

Today, voting has begun for the iEducate Delaware finalists: 15 Delawareans who are unsung heroes of public education from up and down the state. The finalists--nominated by people like you--represent a diverse cross-section of teachers, community leaders, school leaders, and other inspiring individuals who are dedicating their time, commitment...