Painting a Portrait of Delaware’s Teachers
April 19th, 2013They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Yesterday, a portrait of Delaware’s teacher workforce was unveiled as part of Harvard’s Strategic Data Project - and the preliminary results show both the value of data and areas of improvement here in The First State. The report, titled “Delaware Educator Diagnostic: An Analysis of The...
March 18, 2013
March 18th, 2013Local News The News Journal Solar panel project has creative juices cooking in class at Tower Hill On Thursday, the students set up one of several tests at the private school to see if their concepts work. Though the solar panels may be a low-cost, low-tech design, they require high-level thinking skills. Encouraging creativity and innovation is...
March 14, 2013
March 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal State rejects Christina's teacher bonus proposal The state Department of Education rejected the Christina School District’s proposed alternative to the state teacher bonus program, according to a letter sent Tuesday to district officials. This volleys the issue back into Christina’s court, with millions in grant...
February 27, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
February 27th, 2013Local 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...