Tag: School Boards

We’re Still Fixing a Broken Car

Policy and Practice

August 16th, 2012

The University of Delaware’s annual “Delaware Teacher and Administrator Supply and Demand Survey Analysis” report reminds me of fixing my first car in high school – a lot of repairs around the edges that kept it running while, in the end, a whole new car was required. We all remember our first car – for me, it was a 1982 Honda Accord...


Voting Starts Today for iEducate Delaware Finalists

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

August 15th, 2012

Today, voting has begun for the iEducate Delaware finalists: 15 Delawareans who are unsung heroes of public education from up and down the state. The finalists--nominated by people like you--represent a diverse cross-section of teachers, community leaders, school leaders, and other inspiring individuals who are dedicating their time, commitment...


August 7, 2012

Early Childhood Education

August 7th, 2012

National News Salt Lake Tribune Utah drops out of consortium developing Common Core tests   The Utah state school board decided to withdraw from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, which is developing tests based on the Common Core standards. The change doesn't necessarily mean Utah can't still adopt the tests if it wishes, but it will no...


July 11, 2012


July 11th, 2012

Local News Sussex Countian Fritz, Wright fill Indian River board vacancies James E. Fritz and Leolga T. Wright have been chosen to fill vacancies on the Indian River Board of Education. Both of their terms will expire in June 2013. Cape Gazette Venables secures $350,000 state federal loan for Laurel School District Sen. Robert L. Venables...