September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
September 4, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
September 4th, 2013Local 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...
August 21, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 21st, 2013Local News The News Journal State using $1.5 million in grants to seed school projects The state Department of Education is handing 14 grants worth almost $1.5 million to schools and districts in the first year of a competitive effort, officials announced Tuesday. The money will pay for programs ranging from interventions for struggling students...
July 25, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 25th, 2013Local News The News Journal High school class on Bible up for a vote The Cape Henlopen School Board will vote tonight on a proposal to offer a high school class examining the Bible’s role in society and history, tying Delaware into a national debate over the limits of religion in schools. If approved, the elective class would begin in fall of...