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Excited…And Humbled

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April 9th, 2010

We are excited and humbled that Delaware was selected in the first round of Race to the Top, but now the hard work begins.  Some national observers have been engaging in a debate about the tradeoff between buy-in and boldness. We understand the potential concern that broad buy-in will automatically translate into watered-down...

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Money, Money, Money

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March 18th, 2010

Most of the federal funding talk over the last few months has focused on Race to the Top, but there are some other significant federal funding opportunities that have the potential to help Delaware’s schools. First off is the School Improvement Grant (SIG) funding that will begin flowing to our state in the next month or so. The federal...

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Race to the Top Handicapping (Update)

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March 16th, 2010

Yesterday NCTQ released another look at the RTTT finalists, this time from the lens of how they stack up on the Teacher Quality section of the application. Delaware is in the top three. Also, Governor Markell and his team are having there final interview today in DC, but we will not know about awards until the end of the month or early...

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