Tag: NewSchools Venture Fund
September 19, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 19th, 2013Local News The New York Times Delaware seeks to steer the poor to top colleges Delaware announced on Wednesday a new effort to encourage high-achieving low-income students to apply to top colleges, saying it would send application fee waivers and other information to every such high school senior in the state. The program — a collaboration...
August 27, 2013
August 27th, 2013Local News The News Journal Behavioral health program at schools sets more ambitious goals in state rollout There are some who will remember the paddle, the dreaded wooden tool wielded by teachers and school staff fed up with problem students. It shows how far educational discipline and strategy have come. Now, students’ behavioral health is one...
May 17, 2013
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
May 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Christina pulls out of fight with Delaware Christina School District has withdrawn its request for a hearing in its feud with the state over $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top money, which means the district will likely lose those funds. The money has been tied up for months in a battle between the district and the...