Tag: Common Core Standards
September 26, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer Academy clears one hurdle with purchase of Wilmington building The New Moyer Academy charter school has inked a deal to buy its building, a move school leaders hope will put to rest concerns among some state officials that the school’s finances are not in order. Moyer had been leasing its building, located on...
September 17, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Opinions sought on school systems A group of “concerned citizens” wants to personally survey at least 5,000 Delawareans in an effort to put their thoughts on education issues in front of state leaders. “There are so many things happening in education right now, and there’s so much momentum,” said Rod Ward, who...
September 13, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Progress made on Delaware's education standards, but more needed An opinion by Mark Murphy, Delaware Secretary of Education As students return to the classroom, educators across the state are creating new and stronger opportunities to help them succeed. Fourteen grants were just awarded to schools around our state to...
September 12, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 12th, 2013Local News Cape Gazette School year starts with stacks of paper The issue of sharing information - commonly referred to as data mining - was a topic raised at several school board meetings over the summer. Participants who protested the state's adoption of Common Core curriculum for Delaware public school students also said certain technology...