Tag: Delaware legislature

Long Awaited Charter School Bill Introduced in the House

News

June 4th, 2013

In the fall of last year, Governor Jack Markell and former Representative Terry Schooley created a Charter Work Group to review the current charter school law and recommend changes. Members included charter schools, the business community, DSEA, PTA, school districts and boards, legislators, Delaware Department of Education, and the State Board...

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June 3, 2013

Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

June 4th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Bill would toughen charter schools’ oversight, allow access to state funding A bill that would toughen oversight of charter schools would also award more money to charters with proven track records and allow them to access capital funding from the state. Colonial School District has much riding on $9.6 million tax...

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May 23, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

May 23rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Education technology gets $5 million boost Delaware lawmakers crafting the state’s budget approved nearly $5 million Wednesday for education technology, answering calls from public school superintendents who argued last fall that schools are not keeping pace with testing demands and too few workers are available to...

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May 17, 2013

Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

May 17th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Christina pulls out of fight with Delaware Christina School District has withdrawn its request for a hearing in its feud with the state over $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top money, which means the district will likely lose those funds. The money has been tied up for months in a battle between the district and the...

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