August 23, 2012

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

August 23rd, 2012

National News Washington Post D.C. charter schools fight second-class status While Washington D.C. pours billions into rebuilding a city system that has more classroom space than it needs, parents are increasingly opting for charter schools. If trends continue, charter enrollment will surpass the traditional public school population before the end...


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...


July 18, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

July 18th, 2012

Local News Middletown Transcript Carolyn Joynt becomes principal of Appoquinimink ECC Carolyn Joynt, who served as assistant principal at Olive B. Loss Elementary School since 2011, was appointed principal of the Appoquinimink Early Childhood Center. Joynt is a graduate of the Appoquinimink Aspiring Administrator Program, and she served as an...


July 10, 2012


July 10th, 2012

National News The New York Times The opportunity gap An op-ed by David Brooks Equal opportunity, once core to the nation’s identity, is now a tertiary concern. According to a study by Harvard’s Robert Putnam, a generation ago, working-class parents spent slightly more time with their kids than college-educated parents. Now college-educated...