Tag: Common Core

February 28, 2013


February 28th, 2013

National News Education Week State councils propel STEM education Jeremy Hoffmann and his classmates conduct experiments in a physical-world concepts class at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., last week. Tennessee is one of the states that has set up a STEM council.  As STEM education gains ever more prominence, statewide...


February 13, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

February 13th, 2013

Local News The Middletown Transcript Real Men Read returns for a fifth year Real Men Read is a district-wide effort to get male students more excited about reading. Boys should come to Real Men Read because it totally rocks!" Payne, the Appoquinimink High School librarian said. "We know that boys are still behind when it comes to reading," she...


Race to the Top Report Released: Delaware is Making Progress

News, Policy and Practice

February 8th, 2013

Over halfway through its third year, Delaware continues to make strides in its Race to the Top.  On February 1, the US Department of Education (ED) released its Year 2 Report for Delaware.   In this comprehensive annual report card that that identifies the successes, accomplishments, and challenges of the state’s RTTT implementation, ED noted...


February 7, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

February 7th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware must make real education reforms I appreciated Kendall Massett's recent article, 'Families, children benefit from school choice,' but I wish she had spent as much time talking about how broken this system is in practice as she did talking about its theoretical merits. National News Education Week School chiefs...