Tag: Education

Previewing the Second Half of the Legislative Session

News

April 11th, 2016

The Delaware State Legislature is gearing up to return to session this week after a two-week break. As always, a host of education-related legislation is on the horizon. Now that we are halfway through the 2016 legislative calendar, here’s what you need to know in order to keep tabs on all things education-related down in Legislative Hall...

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Delaware’s Progress on Improving Testing

News, Policy and Practice

February 11th, 2016

Recently, the Center for American Progress published a report called “ESEA Reauthorization: Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act Toward a Coherent, Aligned Assessment System.” The big idea: The report highlights how ESSA maintains basic testing requirements, but has created an opportunity for states to be flexible in developing...

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February Teacher Newsletter

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

February 3rd, 2016

National Fellowship Opportunity, and PD for Teachers by Teachers National Fellowship Opportunity America Achieves Fellowship - Apply or Nominate a Colleague (Due Feb. 28). "Elevate your voice. Inspire action. Influence change." The America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers and Principals (AAFTP) offers...

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Decoding Gov. Markell’s Final State of the State Address

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

January 27th, 2016

In his final State of the State address (titled “Expecting More”) as leader of the First State, Governor Jack Markell devoted significant airtime to public education. Touching on everything from career training, to early learning, to teacher prep, Gov. Markell made it clear that the path to a better Delaware cuts directly through its...

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