Delaware School Funding Settlement: What it Means
November 18th, 2020As has been widely reported, a settlement was announced last month in the ongoing lawsuit over Delaware’s school funding system. The agreement was reached between Delaware and civil rights groups Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware. What does it all mean? Here’s how the settlement could impact the state...
September 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal A chance to challenge Delaware’s most advanced students An opinion by Lt. Governor Matt Denn and Dr. Terri Hodges the Delaware PTA’s federal legislative chair Our public school students come to us with many different talents and challenges. Our responsibility is to help all of them fulfill their potential. Many...
September 25, 2013
September 25th, 2013Local News Delaware Department of Education Three Delaware schools receive national Blue Ribbon School recognition Three Delaware schools are among 286 schools nationwide that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized today as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools, based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in improving...
August 30, 2013
August 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter task force leaders named State Rep. Kim Williams and State Sen. Nicole Poore will be chairwomen of a task force that will look at charter school enrollment preferences, Gov. Jack Markell’s office says. The task force was created by a new law passed in this spring’s legislative session to look at what...