Introducing the Legislative Hall Pass: Crunching the Numbers on Delaware’s Education Budget
February 15th, 2017With elections far off in the rearview mirror, inaugurations wrapped, and cabinet members trickling their way into position, the real work is set to begin in earnest for elected officials, and especially the 149th Delaware General Assembly. Looming over the new session is yet another tough budgetary situation: Projections show that...
Previewing the Second Half of the Legislative Session
April 11th, 2016The 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...
Delaware’s Progress on Improving Testing
February 11th, 2016Recently, 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...
February Teacher Newsletter
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
February 3rd, 2016National 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...