Reading score discovery at Colonial

Colonial surprise: Reading scores higher after COVID

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

Colonial School District Superintendent Jeffrey D. Menzer unearthed a surprising fact while he was devising a method to track the effectiveness of a new focus on student reading skills and scores. The 2022 eighth graders who had been at Colonial schools since second grade scored higher on reading proficiency tests than those in eighth grade in 2019, Menzer told the …

Brandywine’s tech triad working to modernize classrooms

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

      Teachers in the Brandywine School District are one step closer to being about to throw away notebooks, pencils and erasers.  Brandywine School District is making a determined effort to modernize the classroom, with devices for teachers like interactive smart boards, Chromebooks and iPads.  Ultimately, the district believes student test scores will improve with instructor access to the …