September 20, 2013
September 20th, 2013Local News The News Journal Markell riles Common Core doubters with talk of 'mythology' On a day Delaware committed further to the national education standards movement, Gov. Jack Markell dismissed critics of those policies in a national TV appearance. Chuck Todd, host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, asked Markell on Thursday morning if there was...
August 22, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 22nd, 2013Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...
August 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 8th, 2013Local News WDEL Students empower their own future at new charter, Delaware MET In the fall of 2014, downtown Wilmington will be home to a new charter school: the Delaware MET. "It is a school that students can follow their passions," says School Leader Amy Cantymagli. She explains the Big Picture Learning model empowers students to get involved in...