Leave it to Earl Jaques to start off the 150th General Assembly House Education Committee with a load of crap right from the get-go. At the first House Education Committee meeting next Wednesday, legislators will get to hear the latest … Continue reading
Mike Matthews, the President of the Red Clay Education Association, and Frederika Jenner, the President of the Delaware State Education Association, were both featured prominently in a video of the Vision Coalition’s recent coffee meeting. Watch the video below!
Delaware, the home of multiple groups working on the same issues at the same time. Today, the Senate Joint Resolution #4 Education Funding Improvement Commission is meeting for the third time at the Bear Library. There are a lot of … Continue reading
This just in. The attendees at the annual Vision Coalition conference get eclairs. However, they have to pay an admittance fee to the shindig. I just got an email indicating the Vision Coalition will be holding public meetings in each … Continue reading
I’ve been following the live tweets from the Vision Coalition and their idiotic Student Success 2025 most of the morning. I see lots of district admins, Delaware PTA reps, teachers and legislators buying into this absolute nonsense. All you are … Continue reading
Today, at Del-Tech Terry Campus in Dover, Delaware, the Vision Coalition launched their latest ten-year endeavor, Student Success 2025. With a very large crowd in attendance, the team officially announced Student Success 2025. Nothing was actually said about what exactly … Continue reading
There are terms when a person brags about themselves incessantly. Arrogance. Self-Aggrandizement. Conceited. This is Rodel in a nutshell. On Thursday morning, they gave a presentation to the State Board of Education during a Work Session. This was NOT during the … Continue reading
Vision 2012, er, uhm, Vision 2015, uh, Ed25, Vision 2025, whatever they are calling themselves these days is apparently still alive. Now they are getting ready to launch Student Success 2025, brought to you, the audience that didn’t demand it, … Continue reading
The Delaware Kool-Aid Festival, or what most know as the Vision Coalition of Delaware’s Annual Conference on Education, will take place on November 14th. They have the “all-star” line-up this year. Introduction by Dan “the Main WEIC Man” Rich Welcome … Continue reading
It takes innovation and originality to be truly unique in today’s society. The Rodel Foundation of Delaware, with CEO Dr. Paul Herdman leading the way, has been hammering Delaware public education for the past ten years in an effort to “fix” … Continue reading
Dr. Steven Godowsky, the Acting Delaware Secretary of Education, is expected to be confirmed by the Delaware Senate in an Executive Session at 2:30pm today. Earlier this morning, he gave a speech at the Student Success 2025 event sponsored by … Continue reading
Today in the News Journal, Vision Coalition Chairman Ernie Dianastasis wrote in the Delaware Voice editorial slot about the upcoming Student Success 2025. Sponsored by the Vision Coalition, anyone in Delaware who knows a thing or two about this kind of … Continue reading
After reviewing my FOIA request to Governor Jack Markell, I started to wonder why I have more questions than answers. Why was there such a disconnect between the Rodel Foundation of Delaware and the Vision Network in recent years? … Continue reading
The Rodel Foundation of Delaware has a new name. They are now called Rodel. This landmark rebranding effort comes to you from Rodel. It is the 20th Anniversary since the Budingers sold their business to Germany and decided to launch … Continue reading
Next Tuesday, January 15th, Delaware Governor John Carney and Delaware Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting will hold a press conference at Legislative Hall to announce a weighted funding system for Delaware students. Luckily, this blogger got the details of … Continue reading
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Last Spring, one of the most controversial pieces of legislation was House Bill #454. This bill was a gift to Buccini-Pollen, a developer in New Castle County. It waived the Voluntary School Assessment tax for a large portion of the … Continue reading
It is the return of The Bygone Blogger! This blogger of old has some more stuff to say about the controversy surrounding Mike Matthews and his DSEA resignation based on old blog posts Mike wrote. In which we learn, once … Continue reading
This guest post is brought to you by the handle of The Bygone Blogger. This blogger was one of those around back in the halcyon days of Delaware blogging- the time when the Iraq War commanded the headlines, America saw … Continue reading
Will a Wilmington charter school become embroiled in the ongoing saga of Delaware Academy of Public Safety & Security and Las Americas ASPIRA Academy? Many are saying yes.