Tag: Race to the Top
July 1, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 1st, 2013Local News The News Journal UD students mentor young college hopefuls Kevin Cramer is one of 30 Wilmington students getting help with their college applications as part of the Academic Support Program Inspiring Renaissance Educators (ASPIRE) this summer at the University of Delaware. The program pairs undergraduate students in public policy and...
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 11, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
June 11th, 2013National News Education Week Race is on to ready teacher evaluations in New York City Administrators and teachers in New York City have just three months to adapt before the expectations of a new teacher-evaluation system kick in. State Commissioner of Education John B. King outlined the system's criteria in an arbitration ruling issued last week...
June 7, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
June 7th, 2013Local News Education Commission of the States Delaware Receives 2013 ECS Frank Newman Award for State Innovation The Education Commission of the States (ECS) will honor the state of Delaware with the prestigious Frank Newman Award for State Innovation at the 2013 National Forum on Education Policy in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 26. The award...