Monthly Archives: October 2008

“New rules aim for lower dropout rate”

href=’http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20081029/NEWS03/810290358′>Students, educators work to cut dropouts Tonight I read the article in the News Journal that talks about the folks in Dover trying to figure out why Delaware has only a 78% graduation rate. One student told educators that, “Some … Continue reading

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“Math mistake sees hundreds of teachers laid off”

This was a headline today from the CNN website that caught my eye. I am attaching a link to it here http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/10/17/dallas.schools/index.html What is scary is that our own state is facing the same crisis as this one district. The … Continue reading

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Learning First Alliance Statement on the Federal Role in Education

lfafederalrolefinalThis position paper by the Learning First Alliance on the role of the federal government in education was released today. The make up of the Learning First Alliance is detailed in the paper.

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Annual Fall clinics with DSBA for boards

This evening myself and many members of the states 19 districts met tonight in Dover at a fall clinic put on by the Delaware School Board Association to attend classes on topics ranging from School Security to The Delaware Courts’ … Continue reading

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