August 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...
August 14, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal Grade marks 'erosion' as teachers lose confidence in state evaluation process Growing numbers of Delaware teachers are dissatisfied with the state assessment used to judge their performance, results from a statewide survey show. “There is an erosion in the confidence teachers have,” said Delaware Education...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...