Tag: Race to the Top
July 19, 2013
July 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal State student test scores flatten out in latest report A year after double-digit gains on the standardized test, statewide scores fell slightly or plateaued this year. State education officials on Thursday unveiled the results of the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System, or DCAS, the computerized test all public...
July 18, 2013
July 18th, 2013Local News The News Journal Report card on schools released Parents and students will get their first look at the results of state standardized tests for the past year when officials release the data this afternoon. Statewide results on the Delaware Comprehensive Assessment, or DCAS, will be made public during the State Board of Education...
July 15, 2013
July 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...