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...
September 4, 2012
September 4th, 2012Here are several stories in today’s news about Delaware education and from across the nation: Local News The News Journal Go for the gold at school with Race to the Top plan An op-ed by Mark Murphy, Delaware Secretary of Education This is the year when we will be deepening execution of our state’s Race to the Top plan. That includes fully...