Tag: Education Commission of the States
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...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...
Delaware Named as National Leader for Education Innovation
March 1st, 2013In a press release yesterday, Governor Markell announced that the Education Commission of the States has selected Delaware as the winner of the 2013 Frank Newman Award for State Innovation. The annual award recognizes states and territories for enacting innovative education reforms or implementing innovative programs to improve student outcomes...