Tag: project based learning

June 26, 2013

Policy and Practice

June 26th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Charter school measure heads to governor’s desk A bill aimed at tightening safe¬guards on charter schools while also giving them more access to state money passed the Senate on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to sign the measure today. WDDE Mobile home rent control and charter school reform bill await...


Delaware’s Students are Returning to Public Schools


March 15th, 2013

According to a recent report by the Delaware Department of Education, private school enrollment is the lowest it has been in over twenty years.  Additionally, between the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, Delaware saw one of the most significant dips in private school enrollment, losing 8.4 percent of its population.  At the same time, public...


March 11, 2013


March 11th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware's education policies honored with national award Delaware has won a national award for its education policies from the Education Commission of the States. The 2013 Frank Newman Award for State Innovation goes to “states and territories for enacting innovative education reforms or implementing innovative...


October 12, 2012

Early Childhood Education, News

October 12th, 2012

Local News WHYY Lunch time in Delaware: Rep. Carney eats his vegetables with New Castle County students Students got to eat their lunch with Congressman John Carney who was on hand to promote National Farm to School Month. The program encourages schools to use locally grown produce in school lunch meals. During the month of October, the Colonial...