December 23, 2014

Delaware Information

The News Journal
Hunger persists in Delaware
The Delaware Division of Training has offered incentives to school districts that increase how many of their college students consume breakfast at college. That’s led several districts to basically make breakfast a schoolwide event, like lunch is, usually serving it in homeroom. And some districts have discovered a need for meals pantries within colleges, where donated meals and toiletries are given toe children who require them.

Dover Post
DOE lets college students submit essay inquiries early
The Delaware Division of Schooling is supplying students a likelihood to fill out the essay portion of DOE scholarship applications early. College students can visit the DOE site exactly where they’ll be ready to view the 2015-16 essay inquiries. The full application will not be offered till January.

Hockessin Neighborhood News
Expanding horizons with STEM
Final fall, the Hockessin Montessori College launched an revolutionary new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics pilot program that begins addressing important fundamental ideas with college students as youthful as 3. And with the 2nd half of the college 12 months approaching, the college administration is pleased with the feedback they are receiving from across the school community.

National Information

Education Week
President Obama’s ed-tech record: Sizing up its effect

Connect Ed, Connected Educators, Potential Ready, Maker Faires, and ed-tech photo-ops. There is been plenty of activity on digital studying troubles from the administration of President Barack Obama, but has it been a lot more about public relations than lasting affect? Schooling Week made the decision it’s time to consider a look back at some of the ed-tech troubles tackled by the country’s initial “Internet president.”

Missouri’s schooling department has a new leader
A new Missouri schooling commissioner has been picked to change a leader who faced regular criticism even though dealing with struggling districts, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Schooling announced Wednesday.

Feds push for equal entry to high quality teachers
Senator Lamar Alexander, Representative John Kline, and their respective staffs have effectively freaked out sizable portions of the training-reform crowd—especially people who spend our days inside the Beltway bubble—by threatening to get rid of No Youngster Left Behind’s yearly testing necessity. I’m hoping that this is just a bluff or feint—a way to strengthen their negotiating position—because the idea is so insane.

State to fight lawsuit by reduced-revenue students
State finance officials last week granted the California Division of Education $ 3.four million to battle a lawsuit that demands the state correct disruptive situations in some large-poverty schools in which college students allegedly are becoming denied the basic appropriate to an schooling.

Training Gadfly
What the Dickens! 2014 in schooling reform
Lest we fail to remember to be humble, recall that 2014 was the yr, as decreed by No Youngster Left Behind, that every state would accomplish universal proficiency. The grand perform of ed reform complete, this was to be the last Education Gadfly ever developed, as we honored the Cincinnatean ideal, quit the capital and statehouses, and returned to our fields.

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