Tag: Partnership Zone

January 10, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

January 11th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Prescription for learning The STEM Academy is a major piece of a restructuring plan at Glasgow that aims to boost student achievement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Incoming students also can choose the Business and Entrepreneurship Academy or the Arts and Humanities Academy. School leaders hope...


Announcing the iEducate Delaware Finalists

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

July 31st, 2012

We are excited to announce the 15 finalists of the iEducate Delaware™ initiative, recognizing the unsung heroes of public education statewide. The finalists represent a diverse cross section of parents, educators, community leaders, and other inspiring individuals from up and down the state who are dedicating their time, commitment, and...


Delaware’s ESEA Waiver Approved


June 1st, 2012

Earlier this week the US Department of Education (USED) announced the approval of Delaware’s ESEA waiver. Delaware’s Department of Education (DDOE) submitted its application for a waiver earlier in February (along with 26 others) and was one of eight applications that were approved, joining 11 applications approved in an earlier round...


Delaware’s Teacher Quality Initiatives Continue to Rollout


May 17th, 2012

May 18 update: Districts and schools that meet the qualifying criteria are currently in the process of deciding whether to opt-in to the talent rentention/attraction initiative. For a list of eligible schools, click here. The Delaware Department of Education recently announced eligible school participants for the talent retention/attraction...