Tag: graduation rates

July 3, 2013

News, Postsecondary Success

July 3rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal New report examines state education policies The National Center for Education Statistics recently released a new report that is a must-read for anyone interested in policy. The report lists policies in each state for the following: accountability, assessments and standards, staff qualifications and development, state...


June 10, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 10th, 2013

Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...


Help Wanted: The Rising Demand for College Graduates and What Delaware’s Doing About It


December 8th, 2011

It’s well known – perhaps intuitive – that college graduates earn significantly more than their peers who lack a postsecondary degree.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2009, the median income for a young adult with a bachelor’s degree was $45,000.  This is compared with $21,000 for high-school dropouts and...