Tag: HB 165
June 19, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal New teachers not prepared, report says The National Council on Teacher Quality report released Tuesday described the nation’s teacher preparation system as “an industry of mediocrity” and called on policymakers to make changes in the higher education system. Nationally, very few programs rated highly on the...
June 6, 2013
June 6th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter school reform bill advances in state House A bill aimed at reforming the state’s charter school system is headed to full House, despite objections that the measure needs public input and will hurt traditional schools. The House Education Committee narrowly approved HB 165, 7-6, after a motion to table the bill...
June 4, 2013
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 4th, 2013Local News The News Journal School district paraprofessionals fight for their jobs Paraprofessionals in the Brandywine School District facing layoffs at the end of the year pleaded for their jobs during a school board meeting Monday night in another chapter of the statewide drama over education budget cuts. “These positions are very important to...