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 14, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
June 14th, 2013Local News The News Journal Christina needs to fill board vacancy Christina School Board member Gina Backus has resigned due to a job-related relocation, leading officials to seek nominees to fill her position. That sets up a possible repeat of a controversy over board appointments that took place last year. The board’s selection will fill the...
June 11, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
June 11th, 2013National News Education Week Race is on to ready teacher evaluations in New York City Administrators and teachers in New York City have just three months to adapt before the expectations of a new teacher-evaluation system kick in. State Commissioner of Education John B. King outlined the system's criteria in an arbitration ruling issued last week...
May 31, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
May 31st, 2013Local News The Cape Gazette Cape area residents take aim at Common Core A national program to align public school education across the country is under fire by a group opposed to the latest federal initiative. Locally, the group has set its sights on Cape Henlopen school district. "My hope is that we can defund this thing," said Karen Gritton of...