Tag: Cape Henlopen Board of Education
June 27, 2013
June 27th, 2013Local News WDDE Gov. Markell signs charter school reform into law A proposal revamping the Delaware charter school application and review process is now law. Governor Jack Markell (D) signed the bill Wednesday, fulfilling another promise he made in his State of the State address in January. Markell calls the bill the result of a successful...
June 25, 2013
June 25th, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Cape school board debates Common Core A discussion of Common Core standards brought out supporters and opponents of the concept during a recent Cape Henlopen school board meeting. Whitney Neal, director of grassroots for FreedomWorks Inc. in Washington, D.C., gave a PowerPoint presentation on the creation of the...
June 4, 2013
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 4th, 2013Local News The News Journal School district paraprofessionals fight for their jobs Paraprofessionals in the Brandywine School District facing layoffs at the end of the year pleaded for their jobs during a school board meeting Monday night in another chapter of the statewide drama over education budget cuts. “These positions are very important to...
May 31, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
May 31st, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Cape area residents take aim at Common Core A national program to align public school education across the country is under fire by a group opposed to the latest federal initiative. Locally, the group has set its sights on Cape Henlopen school district. "My hope is that we can defund this thing," said Karen Gritton of...