Tag: Teacher Effectiveness

February 27, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

February 27th, 2013

Local News WDDE Additional time helps improve Delaware teacher survey response An extra nine days got the state Department of Education much closer to its goal of 80 percent participation in a recent teacher survey about their workplace.  The window for responding to the TELL Delaware survey closed at midnight Monday. The final tally of responses...


Moving Forward on Teacher Preparation

Policy and Practice

February 26th, 2013

Every year, the National Center for Teacher Quality (NCTQ) publishes a report card on the fifty states’ public school teacher policies.  This year’s report focused on teacher preparation.  And this year, Delaware scored a D-. Although NCTQ gave the entire country a D+, we as a state have room to make improvements.  At the same time...


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...


February 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

February 22nd, 2013

Local News The News Journal State monitors flunk Pencader, revoke school's charter Although parents and students had urged state officials to give them one more chance, the state Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to close Pencader Business and Finance Charter School. Secretary of Education Mark Murphy recommended Thursday that the...