September 20, 2013
September 20th, 2013Local News The News Journal Markell riles Common Core doubters with talk of 'mythology' On a day Delaware committed further to the national education standards movement, Gov. Jack Markell dismissed critics of those policies in a national TV appearance. Chuck Todd, host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, asked Markell on Thursday morning if there was...
September 16, 3013
September 16th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter School of Wilmington students place in environmental competition A five-member team of Charter School of Wilmington students took 7th place in the North American Enviroth¬on, the continent’s largest high school environmental competition. The competition tested teams for their practical knowledge of soils and...
September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
September 4, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
September 4th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware officials promote, experience the real Common Core Some of Delaware’s most influential policymakers sat in small wooden chairs in Silver Lake Elementary School classrooms in Middletown on Tuesday evening doing multiplication problems and finding keywords and captions. Answering third- and fifth-grade reading...