Governor Markell highlights a new partnership in Delaware focused on reducing college remediation rates.
Following through on a recommendation earlier this month from city legislators in the General Assembly, Governor Markell issued an Executive Order to bring together community leaders, parents, teachers, and others active in Wilmington education to provide suggestions and feedback on ways to improve educational opportunities for city youth.
More than half of Delaware public school graduates who enrolled in in-state colleges in 2012 were placed in remedial courses, according to data released by the Delaware Department of Education.
Twenty-one individuals and groups will be honored with the 2014 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award on Oct. 14 at Dover Downs.
Delaware Children’s Department Secretary Jennifer Ranji discusses a statewide effort to place licensed mental health professionals into middle schools.
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