Governor Markell issued the following statement in reaction to the news that U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will leave his position.
Governor Markell discusses the progress made in Delaware to ensure student safety in public schools through the implementation of comprehensive school safety plans.
Continuing his push to advance language learning opportunities for Delaware youth, Governor Markell recognized the 20 high schoolers who spent part of their summer learning in Hangzhou, China, thanks to a free summer abroad program for students studying Mandarin.
Having worked with the General Assembly to make school safety improvements a top priority of the state, Governor Jack Markell recognized 2015-2016 as the first school year in which every Delaware public school is using a comprehensive safety plan to prepare for potential emergency situations, ranging from armed intruders to natural disasters.
Smarter Balanced scores set new baseline for students’ progress toward college and career readiness Statewide assessment results released today provide a new baseline for how Delaware students are performing in English language arts and mathematics. The 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessment results are the first ever scores for the test, which is aligned with the Common […]
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