Governor’s Weekly Message: Making Investments that Support Student Achievement and Career Success

Wilmington, DE – In his weekly message, Governor Markell marks the beginning of the new school year by highlighting education investments that are helping prepare students for higher academic achievement and career success.

“This week, students across our state are returning to the classroom and thanks to the hard work of teachers and administrators, our schools are setting them on a path toward rewarding careers and success in life through higher standards and innovative instruction that meet the skills needed in today’s high-tech economy.” Governor Markell said. “By investing in educational programs and instruction that meet the needs of today’s world, we’ll ensure that our students have bright futures, and we’ll keep Delaware moving forward.”

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Transcript of the Governor’s Weekly Message: Investing in Educational Programs and Instruction that Meet the Needs of Today’s World