U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today recognized 353 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2023, including three schools in Delaware. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups on assessments.
The Delaware schools named as National Blue Ribbon Schools were:
Bear – Olive B. Loss Elementary School, Appoquinimink School District.
Newark – Thurgood Marshall Elementary School, Christina School District.
Ocean View – Lord Baltimore Elementary School, Indian River School District.
Last week 235 Delaware students were among about 6,500 middle-level, secondary-level and post-secondary level business students from 25 states, Puerto Rico, China, Haiti, and Peru who participated in the 2023 Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, California.
Secretary of Education Mark Holodick commends 12 schools from across the state for their students’ growth and progress toward English language proficiency.
*Editor/Reporter note: We originally stated that five DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back locations would be offering Overdose Response Training and Narcan distribution to the public; there are only two – Milford and Middletown. We also erroneously stated that there are 23 locations currently participating in the National Prescription Drug Take Back event; there are 22. […]
The delegation representing 103 of Delaware’s finest student leaders in STEM attended the National TSA Conference that was hosted in Dallas, Texas from June 26 – 30, 2022. Students participated in events such as computer-aided design; dragster design; engineering, inventions & innovations; leadership strategies; manufacturing prototype; on-demand video; promotional graphics; structural engineering; system control technology; video game design; website design, and more.