Governor Markell and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced the start of the Multi-State Poker Network (MSPN), which allows poker players from both states to begin competing against one another at the same virtual tables.
Joined by President Obama, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, as well as representatives from health care providers, insurers, consumer groups, and the business community at the White House, Governor Markell addressed Delaware’s commitment to transform delivery of health care and to provide a model for the country to pay for quality, rather than quantity, of services.
Governor Markell announced a needs assessment and strategic planning process for the future of Delaware public schools, including charter, vocational-technical, and magnet schools.
Calling for the elimination of repetitive and ineffective assessments, Governor Markell launched a review of tests administered by the state, districts, and individual schools with the goal of decreasing the testing burden on students and teachers and increasing the time available for teaching.
An initiative that will train Delawareans for hundreds of open Information Technology jobs in the state was recognized by the Obama Administration as the President launched an effort to connect more Americans to well-paying technology jobs through new training models.
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