Pat Heffernan Is The Biggest Jerk In Delaware!

I’ve seen a lot in Delaware education over the past four years.  I’ve seen people say some very brilliant things and I’ve heard very stupid things.  I’ve seen the full range of human emotion, from happy to sad, from angry to depressed.  But what I heard today made me feel many negative things like never before.  How someone could be so blind to reality yet be in such a position of power is beyond my comprehension.  Who is this person? Continue reading

Adult Education On The Upswing In Delaware… Detailed Report

I greatly respect adults who complete or further their education.  It shows drive and ambition.  But how are they doing?  Do they finish what they started?  Are the adults who never received a high school diploma getting their GED?  Is adult education helping them to gain meaningful employment?  And how many who are in our prison system are actually taking classes?  The answers are all in here courtesy of Maureen Whelan with the Delaware Department of Education.  This isn’t an area I usually write about, but it is very important!