Tag: Secretary Mark Murphy
September 13, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Progress made on Delaware's education standards, but more needed An opinion by Mark Murphy, Delaware Secretary of Education As students return to the classroom, educators across the state are creating new and stronger opportunities to help them succeed. Fourteen grants were just awarded to schools around our state to...
July 11, 2013
July 11th, 2013Local News The Dover Post Shan Green begins term as principal at Central Middle School July 1 was the first day on the job for new Central Middle School Principal Shan W. Green. But she was in a very familiar environment. Green, 41, had spent the last year preparing for the job under the tutelage of former Principal Dr. Darren T. Guido, who...
July 10, 2013
July 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer Academy for at-risk students again fights to survive A Wilmington charter school that serves many at-risk students and has battled slim enrollment and low test scores is asking the state for permission to reduce its required student count and overhaul its curriculum. The New Moyer Academy’s student population is...
July 3, 2013
July 3rd, 2013Local News The News Journal New report examines state education policies The National Center for Education Statistics recently released a new report that is a must-read for anyone interested in policy. The report lists policies in each state for the following: accountability, assessments and standards, staff qualifications and development, state...