Tag: State Board of Education

May 16, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

May 16th, 2013

Local News WDEL Star Hill's fluency station improves reading comprehension Teaching students to read with meaning is the goal of an award-winning program at one downstate school. With standardized testing, it became obvious that we were struggling with comprehension." To fix that, Star Hill Elementary School in Camden-Wyoming has set up a fluency...


Delaware Seeks to Improve Principal Standards

Policy and Practice

December 3rd, 2012

The Delaware State Board of Education’s discussed changes to principal preparation requirements at November’s meeting will increase rigor and align with expectations currently in place as part of the Delaware Leadership Project – solidifying the program’s place as a trailblazer in Delaware. The standards would require all principal...


September 21, 2012

News, Policy and Practice

September 21st, 2012

Local News DFM News State sets new framework for monitoring state charter schools State education leaders and Governor Jack Markell today unveiled a new set of standards to monitor the performance of charter schools authorized by the State Board of Education. The “performance framework,” as the standards are known, “provides a consistent...


September 14, 2012


September 14th, 2012

Local News Parents Magazine Honor-roll schools Ten schools were featured which have an innovative approach to excellence and “buzz-worthy ideas.” Delaware’s Odyssey Charter School in Wilmington was selected as one of the honor-roll schools due to its emphasis on content-based foreign language instruction. Delaware Department of...