by Nick Delgado
Guam - The Guam Academy Charter Schools Council approved the first charter school application submitted by the National Institute for Direct Instruction Group. NIFDI has said the application was submitted to create a charter school focusing on the Direct Instruction teaching method. Officials have said it would allow instructors to provide a more cohesive instructional program that will accelerate growth.
Charter School Council Chairperson Rosa Palomo says the official announcements will be made tomorrow during a press conference, which will be held at 11am at the University of Guam.
15 players from Guam's men's national soccer team are in San Diego for training camp. Matao Head Coach Karl Dodd says, "We are using this camp to evaluate the players off-island and to implement the new professional standards and playing style to those players."More >>