July 9, 2013
July 9th, 2013Local News WHYY University of Delaware tuition rising, Del. State holds rates Delaware’s two largest universities have released tuition rates for the upcoming 2013-2014 academic year. One year of tuition and fees at the University of Delaware will cost undergraduate students $12,112, approximately three percent higher than last year’s $11,682...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...
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...
May 8, 2013
May 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Retooled Appoquinimink school tax referendum is less ambitious Supporters of Thursday’s tax referendum in the Appoquinimink School District say they believe the district has learned its lesson and pitched a more reasonable tax increase. But critics say their taxes already are too high and argue the school board needs...