Center For Education Excellence



(Pictured: Ron Russo, CRI Senior Fellow)

Center For Education Excellence

The Center for Education Excellence focuses on:
 
• raising awareness of and support for the CRI BOLD Education Reform Plan, especially among state legislators, educators, school board members, and the news media
 
• the introduction and promotion of legislation that would amend Title 14 of the Delaware Code to shift operational authority from the local school boards or education agencies to the individual schools themselves
 
• continuing to provide nonpartisan analysis of Delaware public school performance
 
Please contact Ron Russo, Senior Fellow with any inquiries!

Attached is the first half of Dr. Danielsens presentation made at CRIs Sixth Annual Dinner on May 22, 2014 in Wilmington, DE. The theme is on the correlation between good schools in urban areas and environmental benefits when there are good schools in inner-city areas.   Please watch par...

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Attached is the second half of Dr. Danielsens presentation made at CRIs Sixth Annual Dinner on May 22, 2014 in Wilmington, DE. The theme is on the correlation between good schools in urban areas and environmental benefits when there are good schools in inner-city areas.   Watch the conclusion...

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*Editors note: This is Ron Russos debut article as the Senior Fellow of the Center for Education Excellence.   The establishment of six priority schools to turn around Delaware’s lowest performing schools has provided the education bureaucracy with an opportunity to implement a s...

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Help us bring Education Savings Accounts to Delaware! These accounts allow parents to receive government-regulated savings accounts where 90% of money which traditionally just goes to the public school district the child lives in goes insteead into an account where parents can withdraw money, under ...

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This article first appeared in The News Journal on November 15, 2014. The article can be viewed here: http://delonline.us/11cpWNg   The obstacles to a good Delaware public school education have been many, varied and usually school specific but not so with the attempted solutions. The o...

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Its interesting how disease occupies the media. Take the recent Ebola outbreak for example. like any potential epidemic it must be taken seriously; however the amount of time given the current outbreak makes one wonder why so little attention is given to the failure of the education system that has ...

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this is the second part of a four-part series called "Fed Up With Government-Run Education".   Government-run education relies on spending your tax dollars without your input on decisions that affect the classroom. A majority of the public depends on government to provide quality...

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this is the third part of a four-part series called "Fed Up With Government-Run Education".     When Delaware first got involved in the business of providing public education for children there was a clear understanding, set forth in the Article X of the state constitution tha...

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this is the first part of a four-part series called "Fed Up With Government-Run Education".   This past October Governor Markell, while promoting his "Priority Schools" plan, was quoted by The News Journal as saying, "At some point... Im not going to, on behalf...

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This is the fourth and final part of the "Fed up With Government-Run Education" series.   Are your children comfortably inside an educational environment which inspires them to achieve great things? Are they developing the skills and values required for a successful career?   ...

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