Postsecondary Success


Public Input on Public Schools

May 19th, 2014

Author: Liz Hoyt

About a week ago, a report released by Project 5000 Opinions (P5KO), shed some light on what Delawareans thinks about Delaware schools. The report summarized the opinions of over 5,000 Delawareans who were surveyed last summer about public schools in the state. According to the surveys, many parents feel positively about Delaware public schools...

2014 State of the State: Markell focuses on student success beyond the classroom

January 27th, 2014

Author: Melissa Hopkins

At his sixth State of the State, Governor Markell continued his focus on education and investing in a variety of opportunities to help develop and support the potential of Delaware students. The Governor specifically outlined a number of initiatives designed to prepare students for life beyond the classroom. Delaware schools are their students’...

Looking Ahead to 2014

January 8th, 2014

Author: Paul Herdman

As I look back on 2013, it was a good year. Nevertheless, we have some hard conversations ahead. It was a good year in Delaware’s schools for several reasons. We passed some important legislation on charter schools and teacher training. The state garnered national recognition from the Education Commission of the States, Harvard University, the...

Delaware DOE Grants Outstanding School Programs

December 18th, 2013

Author: Brittany Mason

Over the past month, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) has provided grants to support outstanding programs in Delaware schools. And tomorrow is the deadline to apply to one of these opportunities to augment efforts improving student academic outcomes. One of these grant opportunities is focused on improving college access efforts. The...