Tag: Funding Flexibility

October 16, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

October 16th, 2012

Local News The News Journal Initiatives put state on right education track An op-ed by State Sen. Liane Sorenson and State Rep. Melanie George Smith Great outcomes start with a strong foundation in the form of robust early learning programs. With Election Day quickly approaching, we encourage voters to learn where candidates stand on the issues...


Daily Education News- 10/15/12

News, Policy and Practice

October 12th, 2012

Local News The News Journal World-class schools are here - in Delaware An op-ed by Paul Herdman The day-to-day classroom teaching we saw from Helsinki to Singapore didn't look a lot different from what I've seen in strong schools from Indian River to Red Clay. The difference is that they systematically took what worked and then made it the norm. I...


September 27, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

September 27th, 2012

National News Oregonian Oregon piloting a system to screen every pupil’s readiness   Students who start kindergarten equipped with certain skills and knowledge are far more likely to be strong readers in 3rd grade and beyond. In response, Oregon is developing readiness assessments to gain a more reliable picture of how many 5-year-olds arrive...


August 29, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

August 29th, 2012

Local News Sussex County Post Outside the box? School financing needs an equitable overhaul An opinion by Rep. Dan Short For too many years, public policymakers in Delaware have debated how to make school financing fair for all students. Yet, to date, the answers continue to be inadequate and school funding remains unequal across the districts...