Tag: Council of Chief State School Officers
August 26, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal New Castle County Vo-Tech names new principals Delcastle Technical High School and Hodgson Vo-Tech will have new principals this school year, the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District has announced. Clifton Hayes will take over at Delcastle Tech. Formerly an assistant principal at Howard High School of Technology...
August 5, 2013
August 5th, 2013Local News The News Journal National science standards considered for Delaware teachers As Delaware teachers bring their reading and math teaching in line with national standards, Delaware is headed toward adopting a similar program for science courses. But the standards could again raise debate over teaching evolution and climate change in...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...
June 26, 2013
June 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter school measure heads to governor’s desk A bill aimed at tightening safe¬guards on charter schools while also giving them more access to state money passed the Senate on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to sign the measure today. WDDE Mobile home rent control and charter school reform bill await...