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

This article was originally printed in the April 2015 edition of Delaware Today and at delawaretoday.com. Article reposted with permission.   I attended UD’s annual Louis L. Redding Lecture on Civil Rights and Social Justice last month, interested to hear educator Geoffrey Canada. The f...

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The state of Delaware, especially the Department of Education, does a terrific job making data on Delaware public education readily available. What are some of the highlights of that data?   Let's start with the most recent data on spending. Currently Delaware public education spends almo...

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Recently there have been an increasing number of education alternatives proposed to the existing traditional system of Delaware’s public schools. The nonpublic schools are an option that has been around for a long time. One of them actually predates the founding of our country. Two other alter...

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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?   Most parents are unable to give a definitive answer to these questions, mainly due to the low amount of in...

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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 that:   "The General Assembly shall provide for the establishment and maintenance of a general and efficient s...

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