Tag: General Assembly
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...
July 29, 2013
July 29th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer school officials working to avoid closing As state education officials work to bring The New Moyer Academy charter school in Wilmington out of violation of its charter, school leaders say they’re making significant strides and arguing that concerns about its teaching and finances are being blown out of...
March 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
March 15th, 2013Local News The Economist Value-added remodeling “This business”, says John Demby, the principal (headmaster) of Sussex Tech, a high school in Delaware, “has changed dramatically in a very short period.” This year, like all principals in the state, he is evaluating teachers under a new system for the first time. The state is also adopting a...
February 14, 2013
February 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal Lawmakers look to keep $500,000 for AP classes Taking a cue from President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, lawmakers on the state’s budget committee Wednesday discussed increased funding for college-level courses in public high schools. At a hearing on the Department of Education’s spending plan, the...