Tag: school choice
June 28, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's low-income private school students get chance at scholarships A former charter school leader is raising money for scholarships to pay private school tuition for low-income students. Should his plans take off, it would thrust Delaware into a growing national debate over whether such efforts are a smart way to...
New High School Charter Options in Kent and Wilmington
June 21st, 2013At the June meeting on June 20th, the Delaware State Board of Education approved three new charter high schools—one in Kent County (First State Military Academy) and two in the city of Wilmington (The Delaware Met and Design-Lab High School). All three schools aim to fill a gap in existing choice options and two will replicate deeper learning...
May 15, 2013
May 15th, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Parents, teachers protest Milton school split Superintendent Robert Fulton presented a proposal at the April board meeting to reconfigure the Milton elementary schools by placing kindergarten to second-grade students in H.O. Brittingham Elementary School and third- to fifth-grade students in Milton Elementary School...
May 13, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News
May 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Hearing set over Race to the Top funding feud between Christina School District, Delaware The Christina School District will get a hearing in front of a mediator on May 22 regarding its feud with the state over $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top money. The state wants Christina to give $20,000 over two years to a...