September 20, 2013
September 20th, 2013Local News The News Journal Markell riles Common Core doubters with talk of 'mythology' On a day Delaware committed further to the national education standards movement, Gov. Jack Markell dismissed critics of those policies in a national TV appearance. Chuck Todd, host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, asked Markell on Thursday morning if there was...
September 17, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Opinions sought on school systems A group of “concerned citizens” wants to personally survey at least 5,000 Delawareans in an effort to put their thoughts on education issues in front of state leaders. “There are so many things happening in education right now, and there’s so much momentum,” said Rod Ward, who...
September 16, 3013
September 16th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter School of Wilmington students place in environmental competition A five-member team of Charter School of Wilmington students took 7th place in the North American Enviroth¬on, the continent’s largest high school environmental competition. The competition tested teams for their practical knowledge of soils and...
August 30, 2013
August 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter task force leaders named State Rep. Kim Williams and State Sen. Nicole Poore will be chairwomen of a task force that will look at charter school enrollment preferences, Gov. Jack Markell’s office says. The task force was created by a new law passed in this spring’s legislative session to look at what...