Tag: data

4 Must-Have Data Resources on Delaware Public Education

News

October 30th, 2015

Earlier this week, we blogged about DelawareFocus.org—the new website launched by the Delaware Community Foundation featuring data and analysis of 71 key community indicators in the areas of demographics, economy and working, financial self-sufficiency, quality of life, health, children and youth, and education. This week we’ve pulled...

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September 20, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

September 20th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Markell riles Common Core doubters with talk of 'mythology' On a day Delaware committed further to the national education standards movement, Gov. Jack Markell dismissed critics of those policies in a national TV appearance. Chuck Todd, host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, asked Markell on Thursday morning if there was...

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September 4, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

September 4th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware officials promote, experience the real Common Core Some of Delaware’s most influential policymakers sat in small wooden chairs in Silver Lake Elementary School classrooms in Middletown on Tuesday evening doing multiplication problems and finding keywords and captions. Answering third- and fifth-grade reading...

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August 16, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

August 16th, 2013

Local 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...

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