Tag: Red Clay School District

July 19, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

July 19th, 2013

Local 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...

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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...

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June 19, 2013

Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice

June 19th, 2013

Local News The News Journal New teachers not prepared, report says The National Council on Teacher Quality report released Tuesday described the nation’s teacher preparation system as “an industry of mediocrity” and called on policymakers to make changes in the higher education system. Nationally, very few programs rated highly on the...

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June 6, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

June 6th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Charter school reform bill advances in state House A bill aimed at reforming the state’s charter school system is headed to full House, despite objections that the measure needs public input and will hurt traditional schools. The House Education Committee narrowly approved HB 165, 7-6, after a motion to table the bill...

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