Tag: Graduation Rate

February 26, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

February 26th, 2013

Local News DE Department of Education 5 school districts, 9 charters join Delaware Talent Cooperative The Delaware Department of Education announced today that five school districts and nine charter schools have confirmed their participation in the Delaware Talent Cooperative. In addition to Capital School District and Laurel School District, two...


January 15, 2013


January 15th, 2013

National News Education Week Schools aim to craft environment for learning The 2013 edition of Education Week's Quality Counts report takes aim at an issue with emotional as well as policy implications: the impact of a school's social and disciplinary environment on students' ability to learn, and on the teachers and administrators tasked with...


December 5, 2012


December 5th, 2012

National News Houston Chronicle Head of education defers using STAAR in students’ grades   Texas high school students are getting a reprieve for a second consecutive year on a requirement that would have made the state's new and more difficult standardized tests count toward 15% of their final grades in key courses. Education Commissioner...


November 28, 2012

Early Childhood Education

November 28th, 2012

Local News WDDE Delaware sees strides made in an early childhood education initiative Gov. Markell and others were in Wilmington honoring the high performing child-care providers participating in the Delaware Stars for Early Success rating program.Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge funds have led the state to set an ambitious goal for the...