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State Sees Major Increase in High School Students Taking College Courses

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

With the Governor and Department of Education supporting more opportunities for high schoolers to take college-level classes before graduation, the state released data showing that the number of students participating in “dual-enrollment” courses has more than doubled in the past year.




Delaware Awarded $5.5 Million Grant to Expand Services for Infants and Toddlers

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Earning an opportunity to build on recent commitments to expand quality early learning services for its youngest residents, Delaware was notified that it has been awarded a $5.5 million dollar federal grant to offer more services for infants, toddlers, and their families.




Wilmington Education Advisory Group Meetings Announced

Date Posted: Friday, November 21st, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Wilmington Education Advisory Group Chairman Tony Allen announced the members of the advisory committee formed by Governor Markell through Executive Order 46. The body was created to advise the Governor and his administration on how best to strengthen educational opportunities for all Wilmington students and to support family engagement.




Sussex County Teen Represents Delaware during “One-Millionth JAG Student” Event in Washington, D.C.

Date Posted: Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell Sussex County

Formed in Delaware over three decades ago by Governor Pete du Pont, Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) celebrates an important milestone, with the enrollment of the one-millionth student. Governor Markell chairs the organization.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Financial Empowerment Redirects Focus at Early Learning Centers

Date Posted: Friday, November 14th, 2014
Categories:  News Transcripts

Every child needs and deserves a good start to their education. It’s why our state has made unprecedented commitments to improving access to quality early learning opportunities. In the last couple of years, we have increased by double the number of low-income children attending a highly rated program. To build on our progress, we must […]





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