Tag: United Federation of Teachers
August 22, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 22nd, 2013Local News The Newark Post Newark Charter opens high school Patrick Delaney knows he got lucky that Newark Charter School added a high school just as he was finishing eighth grade. Now, rather than head off to a different high school this year, he can finish out his school career at the place where he’s been since third grade. “It was that...
August 8, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 8th, 2013Local News WDEL Students empower their own future at new charter, Delaware MET In the fall of 2014, downtown Wilmington will be home to a new charter school: the Delaware MET. "It is a school that students can follow their passions," says School Leader Amy Cantymagli. She explains the Big Picture Learning model empowers students to get involved in...
August 5, 2013
August 5th, 2013Local News The News Journal National science standards considered for Delaware teachers As Delaware teachers bring their reading and math teaching in line with national standards, Delaware is headed toward adopting a similar program for science courses. But the standards could again raise debate over teaching evolution and climate change in...
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...