Tag: vision coalition
Education Funding Improvements Gaining Momentum in Delaware
February 8th, 2023School funding is complex and can be difficult to change, but change is coming. As the subject of a lawsuit settled in 2020, Delaware’s system is getting a closer look and more attention. Here are five reasons we think change to our education funding system is coming in the near future. 1. The agreements made in the lawsuit settlement by the...
Welcome to new Vision Coalition Leadership Team Chair, Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D.
October 5th, 2021Vision Coalition of Delaware is proud to announce that Bettina Tweardy Riveros, J.D. will replace outgoing chair, Gary Stockbridge, Regional President, Delmarva Power and Atlantic City Electric. As chief health equity officer, Riveros is responsible for leading health policy and engaging community stakeholders in partnerships to advance...
Remember ESSA? Work Still Underway on State Plan
News, Partnerships, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
February 10th, 2017The confirmation of Betsy DeVos (and surrounding controversies) as U.S. Secretary of Education dominated news headlines and social media over the last few weeks. However, this national headline may be drowning out what’s happening locally, as Delaware continues to develop its state plan for implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act...
Project-Based Success in “Most Likely to Succeed”
Partnerships, Student-Centered Learning
October 19th, 2015About 20 years ago, I was teaching in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and met Larry Rosenstock, a really creative vocational education teacher at Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school. Larry saw the power in letting kids drive their own learning process by developing large-scale projects, to which they could apply what they had learned in class...