October 23, 2013

Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

October 23rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware's College Night draws crowd of parents, students A throng of college-bound students and their parents swarmed the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware on Tuesday night to gather information from officials and participating institutions. “The goal is to give our students as many choices and...


AYP: Is Delaware making progress?


September 30th, 2013

At the Delaware State Board of Education’s September meeting, the members reviewed and discussed a series of topics, including Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) progress under the Elementary and Secondary Act (ESEA). The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) Office of Accountability presented data showing fewer schools met AYP. However, it...


Delaware Educators Provide Feedback on PLCs

News, Policy and Practice

September 16th, 2013

The Delaware Department of Education recently released the 2012-2013 Professional Learning Community Participant Survey Report. This second annual report gauges educators’ thoughts on PLCs, such as confidence in PLCs, the significance of administrator presence, and the value of using data to make instructional decisions. The statewide...


September 12, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

September 12th, 2013

Local News Cape Gazette School year starts with stacks of paper The issue of sharing information - commonly referred to as data mining - was a topic raised at several school board meetings over the summer. Participants who protested the state's adoption of Common Core curriculum for Delaware public school students also said certain technology...