Tag: Secretary Arne Duncan
July 15, 2013
July 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...
June 25, 2013
June 25th, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Cape school board debates Common Core A discussion of Common Core standards brought out supporters and opponents of the concept during a recent Cape Henlopen school board meeting. Whitney Neal, director of grassroots for FreedomWorks Inc. in Washington, D.C., gave a PowerPoint presentation on the creation of the...
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...
June 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...