Tag: Achievement Gap

December 13, 2012


December 13th, 2012

Local News Dover Post South Dover Elementary School receives $50,000 for academic performance South Dover Elementary School continues to bask in the limelight due its $50,000 win as an academic achievement award winning school in the state of Delaware. "This school was first among equals in overall growth and every single category, including...


December 3, 2012

Policy and Practice

December 3rd, 2012

National News Education Week Report finds economic success hinges on education equity   An Alliance for Excellent Education report says the nation's failure to provide all children with an equal education has "dire economic consequences" that will only worsen as the population of students of color grows. The achievement gaps are closing, but wide...


November 14, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

November 14th, 2012

Local News WDEL Communities in Schools gets $300K to fight dropout rate Communities in Schools received a $300,000 grant from AT&T to help lower the high school dropout rate. Through this generous grant, Jim Purcell President of Communities in Schools plans to expand their presence to improve graduation rates at William Penn, Newark...


November 13, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

November 13th, 2012

Local News Town Square Delaware iEducate Delaware: Lori Roe A profile on iEducate Delaware honoree Lori Roe, an instructional technology specialist for Cape Henlopen The News Journal Early immersion adds up for language dexterity The Delaware Department of Education recruited eight educators from around the world to help launch a state-led...