Tag: Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
July 25, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 25th, 2013Local News The News Journal High school class on Bible up for a vote The Cape Henlopen School Board will vote tonight on a proposal to offer a high school class examining the Bible’s role in society and history, tying Delaware into a national debate over the limits of religion in schools. If approved, the elective class would begin in fall of...
July 24, 2013
July 24th, 2013Local News The News Journal Six schools set to participate in expanded language program When Gov. Jack Markell walked into a classroom at Downes Elementary School in Newark on Tuesday, he was greeted by a cluster of cheering first-graders. “Ni Hao!” they shouted in unison – “hello” in Mandarin Chinese. The students are part of a Chinese...
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 13, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Crossroads: Pencader Charter closes doors on bittersweet note As a school year ends, students might find themselves humming the familiar tune featured in the 2000 Disney film 'Remember the Titans.' At the high school level, seniors move on and everyone else plan on seeing each other in the fall. At Pencader Charter High...