Category: Department of Education

Hannah Sturgis to Represent Delaware in Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest

Date Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2016
Categories:  Department of Education Department of State Education Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County The Arts

Hannah Sturgis, a junior from POLYTECH High School, is among the 53 Poetry Out Loud champions from every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands who will participate in the National Finals of Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The finals will be held at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC […]

Governor Hosts First Birth to 8 Summit on Early Learning

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Governor Markell

More than 300 national and state education experts, practitioners and policymakers came together to celebrate Delaware’s early learning achievements and Illuminate the vision for a birth to third grade approach at the Governor’s Birth to 8 Summit: First 3,000 Days in the First State.

2016-17 Delaware scholarship application now available

Date Posted: Friday, December 11th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education

Delaware residents interested in applying for scholarships, grants and professional incentive loans to pursue a postsecondary education during next academic year school year should visit the Delaware Goes to College website at for the 2016-17 application.

Senate Confirms Dr. Steven Godowsky as Delaware’s Education Secretary

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

The Delaware Senate has confirmed the nomination of Dr. Steven Godowsky to serve as Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, succeeding Mark Murphy, who ended his tenure.

Delaware Leads Nation in Graduation Rate Gains

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education Kent County New Castle County News Office of Governor Markell Sussex County

Delaware made the greatest gains in high school graduation rates between 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Department of Education announced.



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