Tag: career pathways
A New Era for Career Pathways in Delaware
Partnerships, Postsecondary Success
October 6th, 2021Public and private investments will mean huge dividends for students This week, Governor John Carney announced a $50 million public-private investment in workforce development, including a major boon for Delaware’s career pathways system—already considered among the best in the country. Over the last several years, Delaware has grown its...
Celebrating Success: Statewide Pathways Foundation Built to Last
September 17th, 2021Delaware Scaling Work-Based Learning, Industry Credentials, and Academic Credit In the 10th grade, a student at Appoquinimink High School heard a guest speaker one day at his plant science class—a rep from Landcare, a nationally known landscaping company. In 11th grade, the student met the company’s HR director at the school's Workforce...
Equity and Education Take Center Stage at Busy Legislative Session
July 1st, 2021In the wake of a national reckoning with racial and social justice, a challenging year battling the impact of COVID-19, and the election of new (largely progressive) members to our state legislature, all eyes were on the first half of the 151st General Assembly. Since kicking off last January, the legislature, which officially...
COVID-19 Throws Curveballs at Legislative Session, but Education Budget Remains Largely Unscathed
July 7th, 2020In a historic legislative session—punctuated by the COVID-19 outbreak that suspended the legislature for most of session starting in March—no new bills related to public education were passed. While the pandemic triggered statewide budget cuts and little in the way of new investments, the Fiscal Year 2021 Delaware budget maintains its...