August 30, 2013
August 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter task force leaders named State Rep. Kim Williams and State Sen. Nicole Poore will be chairwomen of a task force that will look at charter school enrollment preferences, Gov. Jack Markell’s office says. The task force was created by a new law passed in this spring’s legislative session to look at what...
August 21, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 21st, 2013Local News The News Journal State using $1.5 million in grants to seed school projects The state Department of Education is handing 14 grants worth almost $1.5 million to schools and districts in the first year of a competitive effort, officials announced Tuesday. The money will pay for programs ranging from interventions for struggling students...
August 19, 2013
August 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal Celebrating innovation in Delaware schools The Rodel Foundation of Delaware announced 15 teachers, principals and other community leaders as finalists for this year’s iEducate Delaware initiative. The public is invited to vote for the person they think has made the biggest difference at ieducatedelaware.org. The site...
July 12, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 12th, 2013Local News The News Journal Teamwork will better the city of Wilmington An opinion by Darius Brown Andrew Carnegie called teamwork “The ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” For...