Tag: Common Core
August 16, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 16th, 2013Local News Cape Gazette The high price of educating high-needs students Taxpayers, school districts, the Department of Education and other state departments quietly spend millions of dollars every year to educate special needs students placed in full-time residential care facilities. For these students – referred to as "high behavior" by school...
August 13, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware lawmakers support all of our schools An opinion by Senators David P. Sokola and Ernesto B. Lopez “To work well, government requires a bond of trust between citizens and their representatives. To tear down government diminishes your ability to solve problems in the legislature. When you demean the institution...
August 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 8th, 2013Local News WDEL Students empower their own future at new charter, Delaware MET In the fall of 2014, downtown Wilmington will be home to a new charter school: the Delaware MET. "It is a school that students can follow their passions," says School Leader Amy Cantymagli. She explains the Big Picture Learning model empowers students to get involved in...
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 –...