Tag: Data Systems

March 15, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

March 15th, 2013

Local News The Economist Value-added remodeling “This business”, says John Demby, the principal (headmaster) of Sussex Tech, a high school in Delaware, “has changed dramatically in a very short period.” This year, like all principals in the state, he is evaluating teachers under a new system for the first time. The state is also adopting a...


March 12, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News

March 12th, 2013

Local News The News Journal High-quality preschool crucial for pupils' later success Although a floppy-eared bunny hopped around the room, two preschool-aged girls diligently worked to line up and fit color-coded wooden cubes back into a special box.  At the Montessori Academy at Christina, the students were working with something called the...


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 1, 2013


February 8th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Report praises Delaware's education reform efforts Education reform in Delaware funded by $119 million in federal grant money was praised by the U.S. Department of Education in a report issued Friday. Among the challenges cited by the federal government were high staff turnover rates in the Delaware Department of...