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State awards first Certificates of Multiliteracy

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Education Governor John Carney News

Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today honored the first students in the state to earn Delaware’s new Certificate of Multiliteracy, which recognizes and honors students for attaining high levels of proficiency in languages in addition to English.




New Delaware Certificate of Multiliteracy recognizes advanced language skills

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education News

Delaware has developed a new Certificate of Multiliteracy to honor and recognize students with high levels of language proficiency in addition to English. The certificate applauds students for attaining high levels of language proficiency in multiple languages and also values native language proficiency for the 11,000 English learners in Delaware. 




World Language Immersion Program Expands for 2015-16 School Year

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Next fall, more than 2,300 kindergarten through third grade students will be enrolled in Governor Jack Markell’s World Language Expansion Initiative, as six more schools across the state begin offering students the opportunity to participate in an elementary immersion program studying either Mandarin Chinese or Spanish.




Governor Announces China Study Abroad Program for DE High School Students

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News Office of the Governor

Partnership with leading Chinese company is part of expansion of world language education opportunities Wilmington, DE – Having made it a priority to offer Delaware students the best opportunities to learn a second language, Governor Markell today announced a China summer abroad program for high school students studying Mandarin. The Governor signed an agreement with representatives […]





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