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Governor’s Weekly Message: Strengthening Educational Opportunities for Delaware Students

Date Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County Weekly Message

Governor Markell explains the importance of identifying unmet student needs and developing a comprehensive plan that addresses all schools in Delaware. “Amazing schools and programs across the state are offering diverse and innovative opportunities to meet individual needs, whether it’s the science and math focus at Conrad Schools of Science, the college prep courses at Mount Pleasant, the
programs to serve high-need students at EastSide Charter, or the robust career and technical training at Vo Tech schools in each county,” said Governor Markell.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Strengthening Educational Opportunities for Delaware Students

Date Posted: Friday, March 20th, 2015
Categories:  Transcripts

All students deserve educational opportunities that prepare them to thrive in an increasingly competitive economy. For some, that means curriculum based on science and math, special preparation for careers in manufacturing or information technology, or dual language programs.




Library Advocates, Legislators to Meet Tuesday March 24 to Discuss the Future of Delaware’s Libraries

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Libraries Department of State Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Delaware library officials, friends, advocates, patrons, and other lovers of libraries will have an opportunity to meet with legislators at the annual Delaware Library Legislative Action Day on Tuesday, March 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is presented by the Delaware Library Association. A full day of activities is planned, including an […]




Governor Initiates Statewide Plan for Future Education Offerings

Date Posted: Thursday, March 19th, 2015
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Markell announced a needs assessment and strategic planning process for the future of Delaware public schools, including charter, vocational-technical, and magnet schools.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Supporting Student Progress Through Effective Assessments

Date Posted: Friday, March 13th, 2015
Categories:  Kent County New Castle County Sussex County Weekly Message

Wilmington – In his weekly message, filmed at William Penn High School, Governor Markell highlights a statewide effort announced earlier this week to reduce school testing. “The fact that assessments play an important role in supporting our students means we must invest the time and resources in getting them right,” said Governor Markell. “While effective tests […]






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