Tag: Teacher Effectiveness
November 26, 2012
November 26th, 2012Local News The News Journal Odyssey Charter School's plan for Del. 48 campus raises concerns Westgate Farms resident James Kennedy was happy when he learned Odyssey Charter School officials chose the historic Mundy Farm on Del. 48 in Mill Creek as the site for a new location. That was before he realized Odyssey’s plans were for a kindergarten...
November 19, 2012
November 19th, 2012Local News DDOE Delaware taking applications for state nominations for federal Green Ribbon Schools award Delaware Secretary of Education Mark Murphy invites public and private K-12 schools to apply to be a state nominee for the U.S. Department of Education's Green Ribbon Schools award. The program – now in its second year -- recognizes schools...
November 8, 2012
November 8th, 2012National News San Francisco Chronicle Prop. 30 wins, Prop. 38 flames out California will avoid deep spending cuts—nearly $6 billion—to public schools and universities after voters handed Governor Jerry Brown's signature tax measure a decisive victory. Proposition 30 will raise the sales tax by one penny for every $4 spent for four years, while...
October 31, 2012
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
October 31st, 2012Local News DDOE 28 top educators earn $10,000 incentives to continue driving student achievement in state's highest-need schools The Delaware Department of Education has named 28 educators who each have earned formal recognition and a $10,000 "retention incentive" as part of the first cohort of the state's Talent Retention initiative. The...