The percentage of Delaware’s public high school graduates taking and passing college-level Advanced Placement classes rose considerably in recent years, according to new data from the College Board.
The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village was the setting for the Stewardship Week proclamation presentation of the annual Governor’s Agricultural and Urban Conservation Awards.
Nearly 400 educators packed a large auditorium at Dover Downs to showcase how they are engaging their students more deeply in learning, using techniques and strategies they picked up by participating in the Department of Education’s rigorous, year-long professional learning experience called Common Ground.
With the support of grants announced by Governor Markell, 15 Delaware high schools, spread across the state, will launch intensive programs in the fall to prepare students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy.
Eight of the programs are presented in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War.
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