Commentary: Solving the Delaware education dilemma

Many worthwhile improvements have been made to increase the educational performance of Delaware’s students. We have experienced visions, races, increased resources, more administrators and support staff. The dilemma is that despite these worthwhile efforts there has been no significant education improvement in over 30 years! The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) shows that from […]

Delaware school district reduction requires a preliminary step

Any district reduction study must first consider a bold systemic change to the way the current, bureaucratic education system operates with school boards and district hierarchies. If operational decision-making authority is not shifted to the local buildings, we will end up with the same erroneous conclusions of the 2002 study conducted by the Delaware Secretary […]