Tag: Teacher Evaluation
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...
June 19, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal New teachers not prepared, report says The National Council on Teacher Quality report released Tuesday described the nation’s teacher preparation system as “an industry of mediocrity” and called on policymakers to make changes in the higher education system. Nationally, very few programs rated highly on the...
June 7, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
June 7th, 2013Local News Education Commission of the States Delaware Receives 2013 ECS Frank Newman Award for State Innovation The Education Commission of the States (ECS) will honor the state of Delaware with the prestigious Frank Newman Award for State Innovation at the 2013 National Forum on Education Policy in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 26. The award...
June 6, 2013
June 6th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter school reform bill advances in state House A bill aimed at reforming the state’s charter school system is headed to full House, despite objections that the measure needs public input and will hurt traditional schools. The House Education Committee narrowly approved HB 165, 7-6, after a motion to table the bill...