Tag: Federal Funds

August 15, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

August 15th, 2013

Local 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 8, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

August 8th, 2013

Local 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...


December 12, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

December 12th, 2012

Local News DFM News DSEA president sees fiscal cliff threat to education in Delaware Frederika Jenner, President of the Delaware State Education Association, says that translates to a possible 43 million dollar hole in Delaware for a variety of programs assisting low income K-to-12 students. Jenner notes that that wouldn’t be the only facet of...


No Luck in Latest RTTT Competition, But Important Blueprints for Next Generation Learning Laid

News, Policy and Practice

November 28th, 2012

After winning the last two federal competitions ($119M (2009) for K-12 and $49M (2011) for early learning), our Delaware districts were unfortunately not selected as finalists in the latest competition. Late Monday, The U.S. Department of Education announced the selection of 61 finalists for the Race to the Top District competition among 371...