Tag: Philadelphia School District
July 17, 2013
July 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Too few students going to college in Delaware, study finds Not enough of the state’s students are graduating from college and there are big differences in how well public high schools are preparing students, according to a new study released Tuesday. The state’s high schools are increasing the number of high...
June 25, 2013
June 25th, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Cape school board debates Common Core A discussion of Common Core standards brought out supporters and opponents of the concept during a recent Cape Henlopen school board meeting. Whitney Neal, director of grassroots for FreedomWorks Inc. in Washington, D.C., gave a PowerPoint presentation on the creation of the...
June 17, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Markell seeks $31 million more for education in budget Gov. Jack Markell’s proposed budget includes no new education cuts and some new money, garnering some positive vibes from district officials struggling with tight budgets. Under Markell’s budget, which is expected to be introduced this week, Delaware public...
May 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
May 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal McKean students at the forefront of cable TV venture It’s a recent Friday at McKean High School, and teens are studying audio, radio and video design and engineering. Those disciplines form a career pathway started in 2010 that now draws 80 to 100 students. McKean students are required to take one of eight pathways...