Tag: President Barack Obama
September 26, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer Academy clears one hurdle with purchase of Wilmington building The New Moyer Academy charter school has inked a deal to buy its building, a move school leaders hope will put to rest concerns among some state officials that the school’s finances are not in order. Moyer had been leasing its building, located on...
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...
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...
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...