Tag: Common Core

August 1, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

August 1st, 2012

Local News The News Journal STEM foundation would increase kids’ potential An op-ed by Cheryl Potocki, member of the Delaware STEM Council and teacher at the Charter School of Wilmington While we recognize not every Delaware student will pursue a career in a traditional STEM field, we truly believe a solid STEM foundation is crucial for all of...


July 20, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

July 20th, 2012

Local News The News Journal Reading the school test scores About 10,000 more Delaware students achieved proficiency in reading in this year compared with last year (an increase of 12% proficient), while about 9,000 more students scored proficient in math (an increase of 10% proficient), according to statewide assessment results made public...


Students Want More Rigor


July 19th, 2012

Last week the Center for American Progress released a report with an interesting finding: students say their classwork is too easy.  The researchers reviewed student responses to the survey that accompanies NAEP (a national assessment known as "the nation's report card"). Yet, the researchers found that less than 40% of students in 2011 were...


July 18, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

July 18th, 2012

Local News Middletown Transcript Carolyn Joynt becomes principal of Appoquinimink ECC Carolyn Joynt, who served as assistant principal at Olive B. Loss Elementary School since 2011, was appointed principal of the Appoquinimink Early Childhood Center. Joynt is a graduate of the Appoquinimink Aspiring Administrator Program, and she served as an...