Tag: Partnership Zone

An Anniversary, a Conference, and a Lot of Work Ahead

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

October 28th, 2011

This is a guest blog post by Marvin N. “Skip” Schoenhals, chairman of Vision 2015 and WSFS Bank in Wilmington, DE, for which he served as president and CEO from 1990 to 2007. He is a member of the Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame. Five years ago, Vision 2015 set out to transform the education that we were offering to our public school...


Partnership Zone School (Round 2) Profile: Laurel Middle School


October 11th, 2011

On September 1st, 2011, Secretary Lowery and the Department of Education announced the 6 schools chosen to participate in round 2 of the statewide Partnership Zone Initiative (for more information about the Partnership Zone, see our previous blogs). Last week a question was raised about the data used to determine the schools in the Partnership...


Partnership Zone Update

Early Childhood Education, News

October 7th, 2011

The Partnership Zone timeline is a tight one (the first submission deadline is Nov. 17), so by necessity a lot must happen each week. Here are the latest updates as of Oct. 7 (for previous updates and analysis/information on the PZ, click here). Capital’s school board has decided upon a “transformation” model for Dover HS and currently has...


Partnership Zone Schools Update


September 28th, 2011

28 days have passed since the six round two Partnership Zone schools were announced (for more on the Partnership Zone, see earlier posts), and districts are moving full speed ahead, each taking a different approach to the planning and community engagement process. Red Clay chose “transformation” for its schools (Lewis, Marbrook, and Stanton)...