The Latest on ESEA, In a Single Table
November 20th, 2015From our friends at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute: A helpful, simple, summary table of where the House and Senate seem to be landing on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This was first authorized in 1965 and was most recently reauthorized in 2001 as No Child Left Behind. This bill is still a moving target...
September 17, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Opinions sought on school systems A group of “concerned citizens” wants to personally survey at least 5,000 Delawareans in an effort to put their thoughts on education issues in front of state leaders. “There are so many things happening in education right now, and there’s so much momentum,” said Rod Ward, who...
July 25, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 25th, 2013Local News The News Journal High school class on Bible up for a vote The Cape Henlopen School Board will vote tonight on a proposal to offer a high school class examining the Bible’s role in society and history, tying Delaware into a national debate over the limits of religion in schools. If approved, the elective class would begin in fall of...
July 24, 2013
July 24th, 2013Local News The News Journal Six schools set to participate in expanded language program When Gov. Jack Markell walked into a classroom at Downes Elementary School in Newark on Tuesday, he was greeted by a cluster of cheering first-graders. “Ni Hao!” they shouted in unison – “hello” in Mandarin Chinese. The students are part of a Chinese...