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Governor Markell Highlights Race to the Top Progress

Date Posted:Monday, April 7th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

Marking the recent four year anniversary of Delaware placing first in the federal Race to the Top education funding competition, Governor Markell detailed the impact of the state’s efforts to give students the best possible opportunity to succeed in college and career in the 21st century economy.

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Lt. Governor to Visit Rehoboth and Milton Elementary Schools

Date Posted:Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Lieutenant Governor Denn

DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, April 2, Lt. Governor Denn will celebrate wonderful achievements at Rehoboth and Milton Elementary Schools. Cape Henlopen School District received $57,623.20 through the Accelerated Academic Education Grants that were given late last year, and the Lt. Governor will visit two of the schools that are already using the funding on […]

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Governor’s Weekly Message: Recognizing Innovative STEM Educators

Date Posted:Friday, March 28th, 2014
Categories:  Weekly Message

Governor Markell discusses the growing need for workers trained in STEM fields – science, technology engineering and math – and a new effort by the State and the STEM Council to recognize innovative STEM educators who are teaching the necessary skills to tomorrow’s workforce.

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Governor, STEM Council Announce New Recognition Program for Teaching Excellence

Date Posted:Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell and the leaders of the Delaware STEM Council, a group that he founded, announced a new annual award program designed specifically to recognize top teachers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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Early Teacher Hiring Now Permanent

Date Posted:Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Lieutenant Governor Denn

Pilot Program Dramatically Reduced Late Hiring of Teachers and Improved Schools’ Ability to Compete With Surrounding States for Quality New Teachers DOVER, DE– This afternoon, Governor Jack A. Markell signed H.B. 259 into law, which passed both the House and the Senate unanimously this week. House Bill 259 makes permanent the pilot program originally created […]

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