Partnership with leading Chinese company is part of expansion of world language education opportunities Wilmington, DE – Having made it a priority to offer Delaware students the best opportunities to learn a second language, Governor Markell today announced a China summer abroad program for high school students studying Mandarin. The Governor signed an agreement with representatives […]
The vast majority of good-paying jobs require education or training beyond high school. So we must take note of clear evidence showing that students who take a college course in high school have more success in post-secondary education. It’s why we are working with our school districts and colleges to make more of these classes available and, earlier this year, we committed to ensuring no student will be denied the chance to take a college course because of the cost.
Governor Markell discusses the importance of challenging our students in the classroom and highlights the statewide increase in dual enrollment courses to better prepare students for college.
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.
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.
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