Tag: education reform
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...
August 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...
July 23, 2013
News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
July 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Grants, loans, scholarships paying more of college bills Parents are contributing less to their children’s education, and students are relying more on grants, scholarships and loans to pay college tuition and fees, a new study by Sallie Mae found. The nation’s largest student lender conducts an annual survey –...