Tag: charter schools
July 3, 2013
July 3rd, 2013Local News The News Journal New report examines state education policies The National Center for Education Statistics recently released a new report that is a must-read for anyone interested in policy. The report lists policies in each state for the following: accountability, assessments and standards, staff qualifications and development, state...
June 28, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's low-income private school students get chance at scholarships A former charter school leader is raising money for scholarships to pay private school tuition for low-income students. Should his plans take off, it would thrust Delaware into a growing national debate over whether such efforts are a smart way to...
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 26, 2013
June 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter school measure heads to governor’s desk A bill aimed at tightening safe¬guards on charter schools while also giving them more access to state money passed the Senate on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to sign the measure today. WDDE Mobile home rent control and charter school reform bill await...