Tag: teacher retention

August 15, 2013

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

August 15th, 2013

Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...


Painting a Portrait of Delaware’s Teachers

Policy and Practice

April 19th, 2013

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Yesterday, a portrait of Delaware’s teacher workforce was unveiled as part of Harvard’s Strategic Data Project[1] - and the preliminary results show both the value of data and areas of improvement here in The First State. The report, titled “Delaware Educator Diagnostic: An Analysis of The...


Keep “The Irreplaceables” In Our Classrooms

News, Policy and Practice

August 13th, 2012

This post was originally published on Town Square Delaware. The New Teacher Project’s (TNTP) recently released report, “The Irreplaceables: Understanding the Real Retention Crisis in America’s Urban Schools,” has parallels (albeit not perfect) to fantasy football league “can’t cut” lists. I know the idea of an education report...


August 9, 2012


August 9th, 2012

Local News DFM News Teachers prepare to launch Delaware’s language immersion program About a dozen teachers, most of them from China and Spain, are receiving intensive training this week as they prepare for their assignments in a new Delaware education initiative — dual-language immersion programs for kindergarten and first-grade students at...