Tag: Achievement Gap

April 29, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

April 29th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Let's start treating teachers as true professionals An opinion by Dick Gephardt, Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan University More money is a motivating force, but it is not at all certain that all of the teachers who did not receive a bonus would be motivated – or even know how – to...


April 26, 2013


April 26th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Pencader Charter School gets $350,000 from Delaware to help pay bills The standoff between the state Department of Education and Pencader Charter is over after the state agreed Thursday evening to pitch in $350,000 to brace the troubled school’s budget through the end of the year, school and state officials said...


April 17, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

April 17th, 2013

Local News Sussex County Post East Millsboro Elementary offering spanish immersion for kindergarten in 2013-14 Indian River School District is offering a Spanish Immersion program at East Millsboro Elementary School in the 2013-2014 school year.  Only kindergarten students will be selected for this first year of the Spanish immersion program...


March 18, 2013


March 18th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Solar panel project has creative juices cooking in class at Tower Hill On Thursday, the students set up one of several tests at the private school to see if their concepts work. Though the solar panels may be a low-cost, low-tech design, they require high-level thinking skills. Encouraging creativity and innovation is...