Tag: Low-income

Painting a Portrait of Delaware’s Teachers

Policy and Practice

April 19th, 2013

They 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[1] - 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...


April 17, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

April 17th, 2013

Local News Sussex County Post East Millsboro Elementary offering spanish immersion for kindergarten in 2013-14 Indian River School District is offering a Spanish Immersion program at East Millsboro Elementary School in the 2013-2014 school year.  Only kindergarten students will be selected for this first year of the Spanish immersion program...


March 18, 2013


March 18th, 2013

Local 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

News, Policy and Practice

March 14th, 2013

Local 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...