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World Language Immersion Program Expands for 2015-16 School Year

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

Next fall, more than 2,300 kindergarten through third grade students will be enrolled in Governor Jack Markell’s World Language Expansion Initiative, as six more schools across the state begin offering students the opportunity to participate in an elementary immersion program studying either Mandarin Chinese or Spanish.




Schools Make Gains, Exit Turnaround Programs

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Kent County New Castle County News Office of Governor Markell

Students in nine schools have made significant gains, allowing the buildings to exit state support programs for low-performing schools, the Delaware Department of Education announced.




K12, Higher Education Partner in Delaware to Reduce College Remediation Rates

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

More than half of Delaware public school graduates who enrolled in in-state colleges in 2012 were placed in remedial courses, according to data released by the Delaware Department of Education.




Governor Markell, DOE Announce Effort to Improve Dramatically Lowest-Performing Schools

Date Posted: Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

Gov. Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Mark Murphy announced significant resources and support for the state’s six lowest-performing district schools, providing the opportunity for substantial changes in their approach to improve their students’ academic performance.




Task Force to Improve Planning for Students With Disabilities Prepares to Begin Work

Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn

Task Force Is Seeking Three Parents to Complete Membership WILMINGTON, Del.– Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn, chair of the state’s newly-formed IEP Improvement Task Force, announced today that the task force membership was near completion and that the state is seeking three more parents to serve on the task force. The task force was created by the […]





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