Tag: Education

July 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

July 22nd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware right to study choices of students An editorial Here’s a statistic that no Delawarean should ignore if they care about the state’s work force - 37 percent of the state’s adults have no college degree. Yet by 2018, 59 percent of jobs will require college-level academic accreditation. It doesn’t help that...

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June 17, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 17th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Markell seeks $31 million more for education in budget Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget includes no new education cuts and some new money, garnering some positive vibes from district officials struggling with tight budgets. Under Markell’s budget, which is expected to be introduced this week, Delaware public...

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June 10, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 10th, 2013

Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...

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June 7, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

June 7th, 2013

Local News Education Commission of the States Delaware Receives 2013 ECS Frank Newman Award for State Innovation The Education Commission of the States (ECS) will honor the state of Delaware with the prestigious Frank Newman Award for State Innovation at the 2013 National Forum on Education Policy in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 26. The award...

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