Tag: Delaware General Assembly

“The Education GA” Rides Again: Busy Legislative Session Focuses on Early Learning, Literacy, and Teacher Supports

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July 1st, 2022

When the clock struck midnight last week on another Delaware General Assembly legislative session, another host of education-related bills and budget implications stood awaiting the signature of Governor John Carney. This legislature in particular—with several former and current educators, advocates, and school board members among its...

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Equity and Education Take Center Stage at Busy Legislative Session

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July 1st, 2021

In 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...

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Delaware’s General Assembly Concludes Challenging First Half

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July 8th, 2015

On June 30th, the Delaware Legislature concluded the first half of the 148th General Assembly. This year legislators were plagued by a challenging budget cycle with a projected revenue shortfall of $27 million for fiscal year 2016. In terms of education, there were a number of controversial issues considered. As the federal Race to the Top grant...

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July 22, 2013

News, Policy and Practice

July 22nd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware right to study choices of students An editorial Here’s a statistic that no Delawarean should ignore if they care about the state’s work force - 37 percent of the state’s adults have no college degree. Yet by 2018, 59 percent of jobs will require college-level academic accreditation. It doesn’t help that...

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