Tag: College Board
October 23, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
October 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's College Night draws crowd of parents, students A throng of college-bound students and their parents swarmed the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware on Tuesday night to gather information from officials and participating institutions. “The goal is to give our students as many choices and...
September 19, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 19th, 2013Local News The New York Times Delaware seeks to steer the poor to top colleges Delaware announced on Wednesday a new effort to encourage high-achieving low-income students to apply to top colleges, saying it would send application fee waivers and other information to every such high school senior in the state. The program — a collaboration...
August 28, 2013
News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Technology helps teachers reach children in new ways Some students across Delaware are going back to school in the classroom of the future, finding their pencils and paper replaced with tablet computers and their chalkboards swapped with big-screen TVs. Different Delaware schools are using different technological tools...
June 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...