The Delaware Department of Education is pleased to partner with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and XQ Institute in support of Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020, a one-hour, commercial-free prime time graduation special to be broadcast Saturday. During the broadcast, viewers will be directed to XQ’s new Rethink Together online forum, which will feature specific content for each state, including a congratulatory message from Secretary of Education Susan Bunting and stories highlighting the resiliency and strength of students, teachers and schools amid the pandemic.
Delaware’s public high school graduation rate continues to increase, once again hitting a record high in 2018. The state’s dropout rate also declined.
Governor, Department of Correction, educators celebrate graduation of 10 offenders from new culinary certification program
Governor Jack Markell, Department of Correction administrators, and representatives from Delaware Technical Community College celebrated the graduation of 10 offenders from the Sussex Community Corrections Center (SCCC) who completed the culinary program offered at its newly renovated training facility.
Delaware made the greatest gains in high school graduation rates between 2013 and 2014, the U.S. Department of Education announced.
The state’s latest high school dropout report, released today, shows a 30-year low in the percentage of students leaving high school before graduation.