Tag: Teacher Preparation

June 25, 2013

Policy and Practice

June 25th, 2013

Local News The Cape Gazette Cape school board debates Common Core A discussion of Common Core standards brought out supporters and opponents of the concept during a recent Cape Henlopen school board meeting. Whitney Neal, director of grassroots for FreedomWorks Inc. in Washington, D.C., gave a PowerPoint presentation on the creation of the...


June 14, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

June 14th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Christina needs to fill board vacancy Christina School Board member Gina Backus has resigned due to a job-related relocation, leading officials to seek nominees to fill her position. That sets up a possible repeat of a controversy over board appointments that took place last year. The board’s selection will fill the...


DOE Jumpstarting Teacher Training

Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

May 29th, 2013

The Delaware Department of Education recently published a Request for Proposal (RFP) to catalyze educator training program improvements within Delaware institutes of higher education. The RFP, which was released in early April and due at the end of May, is open to all educator training programs and builds off of Senate Bill 51, which recently...


May 13, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News

May 13th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Hearing set over Race to the Top funding feud between Christina School District, Delaware The Christina School District will get a hearing in front of a mediator on May 22 regarding its feud with the state over $2.3 million in federal Race to the Top money. The state wants Christina to give $20,000 over two years to a...