Initiated in 2006, the objective of Vision 2015 is to provide a world-class public education for all students in Delaware. Results released from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) are a factual testament to how urgent the need for reform is in our schools. PISA measures the performance of students in 34 developed countries. The United States’ ranking told a discouraging tale; 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math.
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is available to students age 18 and younger who have organized and led a service activity that has clearly benefited other people. The service activity must have been initiated and motivated primarily by the student and cannot have been an assignment for school or work. Additionally, the student must demonstrate a positive spirit and high moral purpose. To be considered, each applicant must be nominated by an adult who has solid knowledge of the service activity and is not a relative.
The Spring College Night event will be held this year at Salesianum School in Wilmington, Delaware on April 7 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The event, coordinated by Ursuline School and sponsored by 14 Catholic and Independent schools in Northern Delaware is the place for students who are seriously interested in post seconary education.