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State Announces Almost $1.5 Million in District, Charter Grants for Innovative Improvement Projects

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

The Delaware Department of Education announced 14 grants to schools and districts across the state. Totaling almost $1.5 million, they will fund innovative practices and projects proposed by teachers and education leaders to support increased academic student growth.




Governor’s World Language Expansion Program Receives Plaudits after First Year

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

A review of Governor Jack Markell’s world language immersion initiative, which seeks to give Delaware students an advantage in the global economy by ensuring their proficiency in a second language, showed that parents and a third party evaluator gave the effort high marks for its first year.




Delaware Student Assessment Scores Show Progress, While Highlighting Challenges

Date Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

The 2013 Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System (DCAS) student assessment results released show overall progress across a two-year period, while highlighting areas that require the most attention moving forward.




Delaware Takes the Lead in Tackling College Readiness and Retention

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Mark Murphy joined researchers from the Strategic Data Project (SDP), a program of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, to release findings on Delaware students’ college readiness, enrollment and retention.




National Report on Teacher Preparation Programs Aligns with Governor’s Push for Higher State Standards

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

A report released by the National Council on Teacher Quality and U.S. News & World Report demonstrates a nationwide need for efforts like the law Governor Jack Markell signed last week to improve teacher preparation programs.




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