Tag: Charter School of Wilmington
September 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal A chance to challenge Delaware’s most advanced students An opinion by Lt. Governor Matt Denn and Dr. Terri Hodges the Delaware PTA’s federal legislative chair Our public school students come to us with many different talents and challenges. Our responsibility is to help all of them fulfill their potential. Many...
September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
September 6, 2013
September 6th, 2013Local News Middletown Transcript State officials get a lesson in Common Core at Silver Lake Elementary School teacher Melissa Bowser did her best this week to present a typical third-grade English lesson to some very atypical students. “Like usual, I’m differentiating my instruction to make sure all my students get what they need,” she said...
July 31, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 31st, 2013Local News The News Journal Conservative groups bemoan lack of local education oversight A growing national debate over the use of Common Core State Standards in schools was on display Tuesday night during a panel discussion by conservative activists who said the standards are taking decisions about education out of the hands of parents and local...