Tag: Common Core State Standards
July 26, 2013
News, Student-Centered Learning
July 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Bible class denied on Cape Henlopen Board of Education split A deadlocked Cape Henlopen Board of Education did not approve an elective academic Bible class Thursday night, though it’s possible the issue could be considered at a future meeting. The board split 3-3 on whether to allow a class created by the Bible...
July 25, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 25th, 2013Local News The News Journal High school class on Bible up for a vote The Cape Henlopen School Board will vote tonight on a proposal to offer a high school class examining the Bible’s role in society and history, tying Delaware into a national debate over the limits of religion in schools. If approved, the elective class would begin in fall of...
July 23, 2013
News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
July 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Grants, loans, scholarships paying more of college bills Parents are contributing less to their children’s education, and students are relying more on grants, scholarships and loans to pay college tuition and fees, a new study by Sallie Mae found. The nation’s largest student lender conducts an annual survey –...
July 22, 2013
July 22nd, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware right to study choices of students An editorial Here’s a statistic that no Delawarean should ignore if they care about the state’s work force - 37 percent of the state’s adults have no college degree. Yet by 2018, 59 percent of jobs will require college-level academic accreditation. It doesn’t help that...