Tag: Education Sector
June 5, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
June 5th, 2013Local News The News Journal Colonial sighs as school tax hike approved by a slim vote Colonial School District voters narrowly approved a second, smaller property tax referendum Tuesday, staving off large-scale layoffs and other cuts. The tax passed 3,005-2,938, a margin of 67 votes, according to unofficial results from the New Castle County...
NEA and TFA Agree – Teacher Preparation Needs an Overhaul
October 3rd, 2011Last Friday, Secretary Arne Duncan unveiled his plan for teacher education reform and improvement in America’s schools at an Education Sector event. Secretary Duncan was joined by NEA president Dennis Van Roekel and Teach for America founder and CEO Wendy Kopp, both of whom endorsed the plan and gave their thoughts on educator preparation...
SIG Tracking Tool Available
April 28th, 2011Education Sector recently launched an online database where you can track the money and progress of schools engaged in turnaround efforts through the School Improvement Grant program. In Delaware, Seaford and Mt. Pleasant High Schools received funding to take part in this effort. We encourage you to look online to see schools across the country...