Tag: federal government
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 23, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Carney, school leaders meet in hopes of making college more affordable Leaders from all of Delaware’s colleges met this morning at Conrad School of Science near Newport to brainstorm ways to make higher education more affordable. The meeting was part of a series that U.S. Rep. John Carney is hosting to help gather...
August 19, 2013
August 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal Celebrating innovation in Delaware schools The Rodel Foundation of Delaware announced 15 teachers, principals and other community leaders as finalists for this year’s iEducate Delaware initiative. The public is invited to vote for the person they think has made the biggest difference at ieducatedelaware.org. The site...
July 19, 2013
July 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal State student test scores flatten out in latest report A year after double-digit gains on the standardized test, statewide scores fell slightly or plateaued this year. State education officials on Thursday unveiled the results of the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System, or DCAS, the computerized test all public...