Tag: Graduation Rate
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...
July 15, 2013
July 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...
July 1, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 1st, 2013Local News The News Journal UD students mentor young college hopefuls Kevin Cramer is one of 30 Wilmington students getting help with their college applications as part of the Academic Support Program Inspiring Renaissance Educators (ASPIRE) this summer at the University of Delaware. The program pairs undergraduate students in public policy and...
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...