Tag: Arne Duncan
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...
May 23, 2013
May 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Education technology gets $5 million boost Delaware lawmakers crafting the state’s budget approved nearly $5 million Wednesday for education technology, answering calls from public school superintendents who argued last fall that schools are not keeping pace with testing demands and too few workers are available to...
February 22, 2013
February 22nd, 2013Local News The News Journal State monitors flunk Pencader, revoke school's charter Although parents and students had urged state officials to give them one more chance, the state Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close Pencader Business and Finance Charter School. Secretary of Education Mark Murphy recommended Thursday that the...
December 13, 2012
December 13th, 2012Local 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...