Tag: charter schools
Advancements for Charter School Transparency and Accountability
September 25th, 2013Last year, the Delaware State Board of Education approved regulation changes which require all charter schools to be measured by charter school performance frameworks. These frameworks will hold charter schools accountable in two keys ways. First, schools will be required to submit a performance agreement, to be approved by the charter board and...
August 30, 2013
August 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter task force leaders named State Rep. Kim Williams and State Sen. Nicole Poore will be chairwomen of a task force that will look at charter school enrollment preferences, Gov. Jack Markell’s office says. The task force was created by a new law passed in this spring’s legislative session to look at what...
August 27, 2013
August 27th, 2013Local News The News Journal Behavioral health program at schools sets more ambitious goals in state rollout There are some who will remember the paddle, the dreaded wooden tool wielded by teachers and school staff fed up with problem students. It shows how far educational discipline and strategy have come. Now, students’ behavioral health is one...
August 23, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Carney, school leaders meet in hopes of making college more affordable Leaders from all of Delaware’s colleges met this morning at Conrad School of Science near Newport to brainstorm ways to make higher education more affordable. The meeting was part of a series that U.S. Rep. John Carney is hosting to help gather...