March 7, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

March 7th, 2013

Local News Middletown Transcript Governor tips his hat to Middletown robotics team Gov. Jack Markell recently made a visit to Appoquinimink High School to learn the ins and outs of Middletown Robotics Team 1370 "Thermogenesis." The club is made up of students from M.O.T. and its surrounding areas, who all have an interest in science, technology...


February 28, 2013


February 28th, 2013

National News Education Week State councils propel STEM education Jeremy Hoffmann and his classmates conduct experiments in a physical-world concepts class at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, Tenn., last week. Tennessee is one of the states that has set up a STEM council.  As STEM education gains ever more prominence, statewide...


February 25, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

February 25th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Wallace new executive director at Vision Network The Vision Network of Delaware, a Wilmington nonprofit, will have a new executive director at the helm Monday. Dana Diesel Wallace replaces Mark Murphy, who left to become the state Secretary of Education. She was most recently working at a North Carolina organization...


Three Big PreK-12 Proposals

Early Childhood Education, News

February 15th, 2013

On Tuesday night, President Obama’s State of the Union Address focused on growing America’s middle-class.  This growth, he argued, can only occur if citizens have access to education and training for today’s jobs.  In his speech, the President offered three sweeping proposals to improve PreK-12 education, even beyond the Race to the Top...