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August 22, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 22nd, 2013Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...
August 19, 2013
August 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal Celebrating innovation in Delaware schools The Rodel Foundation of Delaware announced 15 teachers, principals and other community leaders as finalists for this year’s iEducate Delaware initiative. The public is invited to vote for the person they think has made the biggest difference at ieducatedelaware.org. The site...
August 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...
August 9, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 9th, 2013Local News WHYY Maybe the schools shouldn't open An opinion by Dave Davies It's gotten crazy. Year after year, the Philadelphia school system approaches the abyss and appeals to everyone for help. And city taxpayers, seeing no one else coming, step in to save the day. Year after year, the district loses students and revenue to charter schools...