September 17, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
September 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Opinions sought on school systems A group of “concerned citizens” wants to personally survey at least 5,000 Delawareans in an effort to put their thoughts on education issues in front of state leaders. “There are so many things happening in education right now, and there’s so much momentum,” said Rod Ward, who...
July 15, 2013
July 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...
June 13, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 13th, 2013Local News The News Journal Crossroads: Pencader Charter closes doors on bittersweet note As a school year ends, students might find themselves humming the familiar tune featured in the 2000 Disney film 'Remember the Titans.' At the high school level, seniors move on and everyone else plan on seeing each other in the fall. At Pencader Charter High...
June 3, 2013
Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 4th, 2013Local News The News Journal Bill would toughen charter schools’ oversight, allow access to state funding A bill that would toughen oversight of charter schools would also award more money to charters with proven track records and allow them to access capital funding from the state. Colonial School District has much riding on $9.6 million tax...