Tag: Graduation Rate

June 17, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 17th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Markell seeks $31 million more for education in budget Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget includes no new education cuts and some new money, garnering some positive vibes from district officials struggling with tight budgets. Under Markell’s budget, which is expected to be introduced this week, Delaware public...


June 11, 2013

Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

June 11th, 2013

National News Education Week Race is on to ready teacher evaluations in New York City Administrators and teachers in New York City have just three months to adapt before the expectations of a new teacher-evaluation system kick in. State Commissioner of Education John B. King outlined the system's criteria in an arbitration ruling issued last week...


March 11, 2013


March 11th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware's education policies honored with national award Delaware has won a national award for its education policies from the Education Commission of the States. The 2013 Frank Newman Award for State Innovation goes to “states and territories for enacting innovative education reforms or implementing innovative...


February 27, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

February 27th, 2013

Local News WDDE Additional time helps improve Delaware teacher survey response An extra nine days got the state Department of Education much closer to its goal of 80 percent participation in a recent teacher survey about their workplace.  The window for responding to the TELL Delaware survey closed at midnight Monday. The final tally of responses...