Tag: high-need

June 5, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

June 5th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Colonial sighs as school tax hike approved by a slim vote Colonial School District voters narrowly approved a second, smaller property tax referendum Tuesday, staving off large-scale layoffs and other cuts. The tax passed 3,005-2,938, a margin of 67 votes, according to unofficial results from the New Castle County...


iEducate Delaware: Integrating Technology to Improve Student Learning


May 7th, 2013

On May 1st, we began accepting nominations for iEducate Delaware, an initiative to uncover and share the amazing stories of education leaders across the state. As the nomination window continues through the end of June, we will be posting updates about last year’s honorees and their projects. Rodel invested $2,000 in each of these honorees’...


April 25, 2013

Policy and Practice

April 25th, 2013

Local News Delaware State News Panel passes gun-free school zones bill Legislation which would establish safe, gun-free school zones, passed the House Education Committee Thursday. House Bill 67, bans the possession of firearms in schools and on school property, which includes school buses. The bill is a component of Gov. Jack A. Markell’s...


Peer Mentors Inspire at William Penn


April 23rd, 2013

We all know that mentoring works—having role models to look up to helps students feel supported and safe. Senator Carper was actually a mentor for a student at the school where I previously taught, and I saw firsthand the positive effect the relationship had. The Princeton Center for Leadership Training has taken this concept and...