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Governor’s Weekly Message: Preparing Our Students by Supporting Our Educators

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

In his weekly message, Governor Markell discusses the importance of enhancing educator recruitment and retention efforts as well as the increased use of data – not only to ensure Delaware has high quality teachers but also to help teachers track student progress.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Preparing Our Students by Supporting Our Educators

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

The future success of our state is dependent on how well we educate today’s youth – and their academic success is dependent, in part, on quality educators. As we continue to raise our academic standards for students statewide, we are also enhancing our recruitment and retention efforts for educators.




Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.




TrashStoppers: see DNREC’s anti-dumping program candidly on-camera in new video

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

DNREC’s TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines. Now, in a new DNREC video, the TrashStoppers program itself goes before the camera for an inside look at how this nationally-recognized program operates to thwart illegal dumping and do away with roadside dump sites in the state.




Delaware Forest Service announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Delaware Forest Service has announced that Stephen Venable of Milford’s Honor Academy is the statewide winner of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest, which featured the theme “Trees are terrific – in all shapes and sizes!” This year, approximately 3,600 students participated in the competition.







  Category: News


Governor’s Weekly Message: Preparing Our Students by Supporting Our Educators

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

In his weekly message, Governor Markell discusses the importance of enhancing educator recruitment and retention efforts as well as the increased use of data – not only to ensure Delaware has high quality teachers but also to help teachers track student progress.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Preparing Our Students by Supporting Our Educators

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 26, 2013

The future success of our state is dependent on how well we educate today’s youth – and their academic success is dependent, in part, on quality educators. As we continue to raise our academic standards for students statewide, we are also enhancing our recruitment and retention efforts for educators.




Charter School of Wilmington Team “A” Wins State Championship in 2013 Delaware Envirothon Competition

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

Charter School of Wilmington Team A is the winner of the 2013 Delaware Envirothon competition held today at Wicked R Western Productions in Wyoming, Del. Charter School of Wilmington Team B placed second, and the team from Polytech High School won third place in the competition.




TrashStoppers: see DNREC’s anti-dumping program candidly on-camera in new video

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Community Affairs | News | Date Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013

DNREC’s TrashStoppers program to stop illegal trash dumping in Delaware thrives on violators convicting themselves on camera of breaking the law and possibly costing themselves thousands of dollars in fines. Now, in a new DNREC video, the TrashStoppers program itself goes before the camera for an inside look at how this nationally-recognized program operates to thwart illegal dumping and do away with roadside dump sites in the state.




Delaware Forest Service announces Arbor Day School Poster Contest winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Delaware Forest Service has announced that Stephen Venable of Milford’s Honor Academy is the statewide winner of its annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest, which featured the theme “Trees are terrific – in all shapes and sizes!” This year, approximately 3,600 students participated in the competition.