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...
June 20, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
June 20th, 2013Local News WDEL Prestige Academy grads head to state's top high schools Eighth graders walk down the aisle to get their diplomas for the second time in Prestige Academy's history--with many students moving on to some of the best high schools in the state. A growing Prestige Academy in Wilmington sees its second graduating class. This year’s...
Pushing the Needle on Teacher Prep
Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
June 18th, 2013Back in January, Governor Markell delivered his State of the State and called the legislature to action on strengthening the preparation of teachers in Delaware. The bill moved through the State Senate and the House, with endorsing testimony from the Delaware State Education Association (DSEA). Last week, the Governor signed this bill into...
June 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM model takes root at Concord High School As state education and business leaders try to coax more women and minorities into the fields of science, technology, engineering and math, many are pointing to Concord High School’s Advanced Placement program as a model. The school recently received a grant from the...