Tag: Higher Education

March 8, 2013

Policy and Practice

March 8th, 2013

National News WHYY School Reform Commission votes to close 23 Philadelphia schools, sparking anger and despair for students, parents, teachers After an excruciating day of protests and pleas for mercy, Philadelphia's School Reform Commission voted Thursday night to close 23 city schools and merge or relocate five others. Four schools – T.M...


March 7, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

March 7th, 2013

Local News Middletown Transcript Governor tips his hat to Middletown robotics team Gov. Jack Markell recently made a visit to Appoquinimink High School to learn the ins and outs of Middletown Robotics Team 1370 "Thermogenesis." The club is made up of students from M.O.T. and its surrounding areas, who all have an interest in science, technology...


Calling All College Seniors!


March 7th, 2013

I will admit, as my college graduation neared, I intuitively knew that I wanted my professional life to mirror my personal values - and it was this belief that led me to apply for Teach For America. Last week, I was heartened to see the USED expand this type of opportunity to an even greater number of college seniors through their newly launched...


March 5, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

March 5th, 2013

Local News The News Journal An editorial Start high-quality learning in preschool In “Child care is a small-business issue,” Ms. Abrams presented a compelling list of reasons why small businesses should support high-quality preschool programs for young children, noting the benefits not only to the young child but also to the parent(s) who work...