Tag: achievement gaps

August 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

August 22nd, 2013

Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...


August 16, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

August 16th, 2013

Local News Cape Gazette The high price of educating high-needs students Taxpayers, school districts, the Department of Education and other state departments quietly spend millions of dollars every year to educate special needs students placed in full-time residential care facilities. For these students – referred to as "high behavior" by school...


Let’s Not Just Refine, but Reimagine Accountability


December 21st, 2011

The Department of Education recently released the initial draft of our ESEA waiver application– demonstrating Delaware’s initial vision for next generation accountability while leaving room for input and improvement. Based upon Delaware’s initial draft, we are proposing to: Establish the goal of reducing achievement gaps, among all...