Tag: school board
August 14, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal Grade marks 'erosion' as teachers lose confidence in state evaluation process Growing numbers of Delaware teachers are dissatisfied with the state assessment used to judge their performance, results from a statewide survey show. “There is an erosion in the confidence teachers have,” said Delaware Education...
August 1, 2013
August 1st, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware STEM Council boosts technical education efforts In the past few weeks, Secretary of Education Mark Murphy has talked to kids who have spent their summer programming computers, building water filtration systems and saving tons of garbage from landfills through a composting process. These, Murphy says, are...
March 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
March 15th, 2013Local News The Economist Value-added remodeling “This business”, says John Demby, the principal (headmaster) of Sussex Tech, a high school in Delaware, “has changed dramatically in a very short period.” This year, like all principals in the state, he is evaluating teachers under a new system for the first time. The state is also adopting a...
March 14, 2013
March 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal State rejects Christina's teacher bonus proposal The state Department of Education rejected the Christina School District’s proposed alternative to the state teacher bonus program, according to a letter sent Tuesday to district officials. This volleys the issue back into Christina’s court, with millions in grant...