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.
Governor Markell encourages Delawareans to take action in response to climate change by providing input and ideas to recommendations released earlier this week by the Committee on Climate and Resiliency.
At the American Birding Association Headquarters in Delaware City, Governor Jack Markell highlighted Delaware’s historic success in preparing the state for emerging climate impacts and announced a new Climate Framework for Delaware.
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