September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
July 31, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
July 31st, 2013Local News The News Journal Conservative groups bemoan lack of local education oversight A growing national debate over the use of Common Core State Standards in schools was on display Tuesday night during a panel discussion by conservative activists who said the standards are taking decisions about education out of the hands of parents and local...
July 17, 2013
July 17th, 2013Local News The News Journal Too few students going to college in Delaware, study finds Not enough of the state’s students are graduating from college and there are big differences in how well public high schools are preparing students, according to a new study released Tuesday. The state’s high schools are increasing the number of high...