Tag: American Federation of Teachers
August 22, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 22nd, 2013Local 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, 2013Local 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...
August 12, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal New Moyer Academy under scrutiny State education officials say they’ll closely watch the New Moyer Academy charter school’s first few months of the academic year and how it handles new deadlines to decide what action to take with the school, which currently is in violation of its charter. Moyer leaders say they’re...
July 26, 2013
News, Student-Centered Learning
July 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Bible class denied on Cape Henlopen Board of Education split A deadlocked Cape Henlopen Board of Education did not approve an elective academic Bible class Thursday night, though it’s possible the issue could be considered at a future meeting. The board split 3-3 on whether to allow a class created by the Bible...