Tag: Higher Education

August 28, 2012


August 28th, 2012

National News The Republic 40% of New Mexico high school seniors still need to pass exit exam to get diploma   More than 40% of New Mexico's high school seniors still need to pass the state's exit exam if they are to earn their diplomas without jumping through additional hoops. State officials adopted the exit exam test in 2010, but this year is...


August 27, 2012


August 27th, 2012

Local News The News Journal Catch and fix student problems at the start An editorial Academically it’s a long way from third to 12th grade. But could holding back third-graders with inadequate reading skills make that developmental journey more profitable? According to results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a third of U.S...


August 22, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

August 22nd, 2012

Local News Cape Gazette Cape celebrates improving test scores Ninth-graders at Cape Henlopen High School scored double-digit improvements on state tests, topping district achievements. DDOE Statewide data dashboard gives educators new tool to support student learning The Delaware Department of Education’s Education Insight system allows...


My Trip to Finland- Off to a Good Start

Early Childhood Education, News

August 21st, 2012

Our team of five Delawareans arrived in Helsinki without a hitch on Sunday evening.  Our group is Dr. Lynn Okagaki, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development - University of Delaware; Dr. Shawn Joseph, Superintendent – Seaford School District; Susan Haberstroh, Ed.D., Education Associate, Legislative Liaison & Regulation Review...