Tag: Expanded Learning Time

June 12, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

June 12th, 2013

Local News The Washington Post The tea party is wrong on the Common Core curriculum An opinion by Governor Jack Markell Over the past three years, 45 states have adopted the Common Core State Standards. These objectives were developed to ensure that America’s students acquire the academic skills they need to reach their full potential. Yet the...


April 23, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

April 23rd, 2013

Local News Delaware Department of Education St. Andrew's named U.S. Green Ribbon School Today U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan named St. Andrew’s School in Middletown among 64 schools named as 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools. Duncan named the second annual U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honorees...


December 3, 2012

Policy and Practice

December 3rd, 2012

National News Education Week Report finds economic success hinges on education equity   An Alliance for Excellent Education report says the nation's failure to provide all children with an equal education has "dire economic consequences" that will only worsen as the population of students of color grows. The achievement gaps are closing, but wide...


October 22, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

October 22nd, 2012

Local News DFM News Race to the Top funded early childhood education reform coming into focus Education reform fueled by Race to the Top funding is well underway in Delaware K-12 classrooms, but now early childhood learning is also getting a fresh look, taking a “whole child” approach. Delaware has been in the front of the line in every phase...