July 17, 2013
July 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Too few students going to college in Delaware, study finds Not enough of the state’s students are graduating from college and there are big differences in how well public high schools are preparing students, according to a new study released Tuesday. The state’s high schools are increasing the number of high...
New High School Charter Options in Kent and Wilmington
June 21st, 2013At the June meeting on June 20th, the Delaware State Board of Education approved three new charter high schools—one in Kent County (First State Military Academy) and two in the city of Wilmington (The Delaware Met and Design-Lab High School). All three schools aim to fill a gap in existing choice options and two will replicate deeper learning...
June 21, 2013
June 21st, 2013Local News The News Journal 3 new Delaware charter schools get OK The state Board of Education approved three new charter schools, rejected one and approved three charter expansions at a meeting Thursday. The three new schools, which include Delaware Design-Lab High School, First State Military Academy and Delaware MET, will serve an estimated 700...
June 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...