Tag: Data Systems

World Class Data Analysis Coming to Delaware


August 4th, 2011

The Delaware Department of Education has partnered with Harvard’s Strategic Data Project to bring world-class data analysis to Delaware – with a desire to focus on preparing students to graduate from high school with the knowledge and skills to enroll in, persist at, and complete higher education.  These efforts, which should parallel...


Delaware Competes for Early Childhood Funds

Early Childhood Education

July 29th, 2011

Since the announcement of the federal Early Learning Challenge, the third phase of the Race to the Top competition, states have been ‘racing’ to formulate bold applications for a share of the $500 million grant. Although the final criteria and deadlines have not been released, 36 states—including Delaware-- and the District of Columbia have...


Delaware Legislature Makes Progress in Education; More Work Ahead

Early Childhood Education, News

July 5th, 2011

The first year of the 146th General Assembly concluded last week; several bills and budget actions made progress toward education goals and positioned Delaware as a national leader. As always, more remains to be done, both on the issues addressed this year and others that remain unaddressed. In a year when most states faced budget deficits...


Data Governance Bill Introduced in House

Early Childhood Education

June 27th, 2011

House Bill 213, which is on the Delaware House agenda tomorrow, takes the first step in fulfilling our Race to the Top promises around data governance. House Bill 213 accomplishes the following: Extends P-20 Council’s focus past high school to “postsecondary study” and “careers”; Adds Secretaries from the Department of Labor...