Tag: National Governors Association
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...
June 18, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
June 18th, 2013Local News The News Journal National group lauds education innovations in Delaware While legislators spar over controversial bills aimed at improving Delaware’s education system, the state is earning notice for programs it is quietly implementing in classrooms. The Education Commission of the States awarded Delaware its Frank Newman Award for...
June 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...
June 7, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
June 7th, 2013Local News Education Commission of the States Delaware Receives 2013 ECS Frank Newman Award for State Innovation The Education Commission of the States (ECS) will honor the state of Delaware with the prestigious Frank Newman Award for State Innovation at the 2013 National Forum on Education Policy in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 26. The award...