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...
September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
August 21, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 21st, 2013Local News The News Journal State using $1.5 million in grants to seed school projects The state Department of Education is handing 14 grants worth almost $1.5 million to schools and districts in the first year of a competitive effort, officials announced Tuesday. The money will pay for programs ranging from interventions for struggling students...
August 12, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal New Moyer Academy under scrutiny State education officials say they’ll closely watch the New Moyer Academy charter school’s first few months of the academic year and how it handles new deadlines to decide what action to take with the school, which currently is in violation of its charter. Moyer leaders say they’re...