Tag: Stanford University
October 23, 2013
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
October 23rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's College Night draws crowd of parents, students A throng of college-bound students and their parents swarmed the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware on Tuesday night to gather information from officials and participating institutions. “The goal is to give our students as many choices and...
July 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal Way to boost college graduation rates An editorial Those who pursue dual curriculums – both high school and college-level courses – have higher and firmer college graduation rates. This “good information about what happens to our children when they go to college,” Department of Education Secretary Mark Murphy...
July 16, 2013
July 16th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM in Delaware An Opinion by Teri Quinn Gray and Justin Wagner There are conversations happening all over Delaware about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and the conversations are not just in classrooms – they are happening in boardrooms and conference rooms and office buildings and laboratories up...
July 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Postsecondary Success
July 8th, 2013Local News The News Journal Tracing consequences of Delaware's racial divide An opinion by Harry F. Themal Almost 40 years after its publication, “Simple Justice” by Richard Kluger remains the most accessible history of the struggle to end school segregation in the United States. His chapter on Delaware, “Jim Crow, Inc.,” summed up the...