Center For Education Excellence


Center For Education Excellence

Our aim is to promote and champion policies that effect:

- improved student performance

- improved student safety

- the accountability of students, schools, and districts for improved student outcomes

- productive conversations between generations of stakeholders who value the impact of education

For some time, the effectiveness of k-12 education has been questioned. A federal program called Race to The Top (RTTT) and generally referred to as Common Core has taken the questioning to a new level and the discussion must include you.     It is the responsibility of all parents, taxp...

Read More

School districts considering ways of complying with requirements and administration of Affordable Care Act. Despite a one year delay districts that do not offer health insurance to support staff are increasingly concerned. “. . . some districts are reducing employees hours below the laws thres...

Read More

Ravitch: Warns of Pearson’s expanding role in education   Dr. Ravitch asks, “Are we prepared to hand over our children, our teachers, and our definition of knowledge to Pearson.”   A number of years ago she was told during in an interview about standardized testing, &...

Read More

  Suburban Colorado school district reform challenges status quo   Conventional wisdom is that efforts to reform schools are in large urban areas with high levels of poverty, dismal academic achievement and reform debates that tend to result in the continuation of union influence and co...

Read More

Reach Academy for Girls will close and that is sad.   Reach is the only all-girl charter school in the state. Delaware families reflecting a growing trend to select alternatives to traditional public schools and single-sex schools, 1 decided all-girl Reach Academy was best for their dau...

Read More

Low Family Incomes Prevent many Black and Hispanic students from Realizing Dr. King’s Dream   Low family incomes deprive many Black and Hispanic students of the ability to realize the dream because even after a half century since Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream” spee...

Read More

All the rhetoric that glitters is not gold. The condition of public education in Delaware is not golden. The lack of progress penalizes children yet the failure is now positioned as "unleashing potential" -- families and taxpayers continue to wait for fulfillment of promises made almost a ...

Read More

Christina School District is accepting applications until August 20th to fill a vacancy on the Christina District School. The applicant must live in District F of the Christina District-Click ThiLPn9ZsVu16cCmw44LBrGWGEtd5v7v6nakHWx11EworQB1B5XubK8gkOFyuzXNQ= style=color: blue; text-decoration: un...

Read More

Appoquinimink, Colonial, and other districts benefit from well-educated residents. All parents and grandparents share a passion for providing a superior education for their children. Thursday’s referendums are not about anyone’s commitment to children.   The referendums are about ...

Read More

The most frequently asked question after, “Why doesn’t Delaware have an education scholarship or savings program?” is “Are they constitutional?” The answer to the second question is, “they are.” Ten years ago Roberta Kitchen, a Cleveland school choice pare...

Read More
PDF Doc