Tag: No Child Left Behind
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...
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...
August 28, 2013
News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Technology helps teachers reach children in new ways Some students across Delaware are going back to school in the classroom of the future, finding their pencils and paper replaced with tablet computers and their chalkboards swapped with big-screen TVs. Different Delaware schools are using different technological tools...
August 26, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal New Castle County Vo-Tech names new principals Delcastle Technical High School and Hodgson Vo-Tech will have new principals this school year, the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District has announced. Clifton Hayes will take over at Delcastle Tech. Formerly an assistant principal at Howard High School of Technology...