Statewide assessment results released today show gains made in some districts and schools with local administrators crediting a variety of supports for their students’ growth.
DNREC, DPH are providing the Town of Blades with drinking water after municipal wells are found to have elevated level of perfluorinated compounds
DNREC and the Division of Public Health began providing bottled water Friday for drinking and cooking to residents of the Town of Blades, in Sussex County, after all three of the town’s drinking water wells returned concentrations of PFCs above the human health advisory level.
Governor Markell announced that he has vetoed House Bill 50, which would allow for any student to be opted-out of any state or district assessment, while he signed Senate Joint Resolution 2, which aims to eliminate unnecessary, ineffective, or redundant tests required by the state, districts, and individual schools.
Wilmington – In his weekly message, filmed at William Penn High School, Governor Markell highlights a statewide effort announced earlier this week to reduce school testing. “The fact that assessments play an important role in supporting our students means we must invest the time and resources in getting them right,” said Governor Markell. “While effective tests […]
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.