May 30, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
May 30th, 2013Local News The News Journal McKean students at the forefront of cable TV venture It’s a recent Friday at McKean High School, and teens are studying audio, radio and video design and engineering. Those disciplines form a career pathway started in 2010 that now draws 80 to 100 students. McKean students are required to take one of eight pathways...
May 28, 2013
May 28th, 2013Local News WDDE Governor’s council offers update on STEM progress in Delaware schools Governor Jack Markell’s STEM Council releases its second annual report on efforts to get more students to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math Tuesday. STEM Council co-chair Teri Quinn Gray, a chemist for DuPont, says one...
May 17, 2013
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
May 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Christina pulls out of fight with Delaware Christina School District has withdrawn its request for a hearing in its feud with the state over $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top money, which means the district will likely lose those funds. The money has been tied up for months in a battle between the district and the...
May 7, 2013
May 7th, 2013Local News The News Journal Superstars in Education have their day in the spotlight Delaware’s business community turned out in force Monday night to honor teachers creating innovative new ways to teach children. Every year since 1989, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce has given its Superstars in Education award to a handful of schools or...