Rodel Teacher Council Member Spotlight: Jermaine Williams

Rachel Wiggans Chan

Two days before our visit to Jermaine Williams’ classroom, I received the following email: That’s right, Chef Williams was inviting me to join his class and truly experience what it’s like to be a culinary student at St. Georges Technical High School. There would even be a uniform! Obviously, I accepted the challenge. When we […]

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7 Things You Need to Know About WEIC’s Interim Redistricting Plan

Neil Kirschling

Don’t have time to read the 170-page interim plan for redistricting the City of Wilmington released by the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission (WEIC) last week? Let me point you in the direction of some essential pieces of information and answer a few questions you may be asking about both the content and the process. Content […]

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November 2015 Teacher Newsletter

Liz Hoyt

Fishman Prize and Other November Happenings Apply for the 2016 Fishman Prize Apply or Nominate a Colleague for the 2016 Fishman Prize (Nov. 24). The New Teacher Project’s (TNTP) Fishman Prize honors amazing teachers in high-need, Title I eligible schools with $25,000 and a one-of-a-kind summer residency. Finalists will receive $1,000 and national recognition. The […]

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The Latest on ESEA, In a Single Table

Paul Herdman

From our friends at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute: A helpful, simple, summary table of where the House and Senate seem to be landing on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). This was first authorized in 1965 and was most recently reauthorized in 2001 as No Child Left Behind. This bill […]

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Rodel Teacher Council Member Spotlight: Michelle Wilson

Rodel Foundation of Delaware

By Rachel Wiggans Chan and Neil Kirschling After hearing Principal Dale Brown speak passionately about the ongoing work at Booker T. Washington (BTW) Elementary School during the 8th Annual Vision Coalition Conference on Education, we headed to Dover to see how the work is translating in Michelle Wilson’s “Libergarten” classroom. Principal Brown stopped by the […]

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