Category Archives: Delaware

Capital School District proposes social media policy for students, employees

Capital School District proposes social media policy for students, employees. This same discussion needs to be had at all schools and although the policy can not completely cover off school property issues professionalism should not have borders. Advertisements

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The “Public” in Public Education?

Public participation in setting the direction of Public Education, is a founding keystone that at times is forgotten and some would rather the public forget. Policies within a school system in Delaware are set by the school board based on … Continue reading

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Found This on NSBA’s facebook page, and thought we don’t have anything like this happening in Delaware right????

State school board upset with Lincoln County’s hiring issues  – News – The Charleston Gazette – West Virginia News and Sports –.

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2010 Census results affecting Milford schools

Among Delaware’s youngest, minorities outnumber whites Today, buried in a side bar of the DNJ was an article about the 2010 census whose results should be of real concern for all state agencies that support the growth of children in … Continue reading

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Five Years of Blogging about Education issues in Delaware

Back in April 2006, I started this blog page to give me an outlet to share what was going on with Education in not only the Milford School District, but also around the state. Since that time I’ve used my … Continue reading

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Update on Community Meeting on Uniform Policy:

After Wednesday night’s public forum for the District Uniform policy I thought I should update just a couple of things. First, I was very glad to see so many come out to express their concerns and opinions, and to hear … Continue reading

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Answering Questions from the Community about the Schools

Recently, I received a personal message from an individual that I have the utmost respect for and who also has earned the respect of my two oldest boys. In the message this individual was concerned that the board of education … Continue reading

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Eight Traits of Effective School Boards

The attached article is in this months issue of American School Board Journal. An excellent read for both Board members and community leaders as to what you should expect from your school leaders!

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An Obituary printed in the London Times – Interesting and sadly rather true

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red … Continue reading

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NEA’s Delegates Vote ‘No Confidence’ in Race to the Top

July 6th Education Week page Picked this up in my email today and thought I would pass along the reading materials. There were some interesting lines in this article that I think I have used very similar too. *”The Race … Continue reading

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