August 16, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 16th, 2013Local News Cape Gazette The high price of educating high-needs students Taxpayers, school districts, the Department of Education and other state departments quietly spend millions of dollars every year to educate special needs students placed in full-time residential care facilities. For these students – referred to as "high behavior" by school...
August 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...
July 29, 2013
July 29th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer school officials working to avoid closing As state education officials work to bring The New Moyer Academy charter school in Wilmington out of violation of its charter, school leaders say they’re making significant strides and arguing that concerns about its teaching and finances are being blown out of...
July 3, 2013
July 3rd, 2013Local News The News Journal New report examines state education policies The National Center for Education Statistics recently released a new report that is a must-read for anyone interested in policy. The report lists policies in each state for the following: accountability, assessments and standards, staff qualifications and development, state...