Tag: extended learning time

Governor Recommends 5.6% Increase in State Education Budget

News, Policy and Practice

January 27th, 2012

On Thursday, Governor Markell unveiled his FY 2013 proposed budget, which recommends increasing the state’s investment in public education by roughly $63 million, or 5.7% over current year funding levels. In particular, the governor recommends appropriating: $27.4 million for an Educational Sustainment Fund, an unrestricted pot of money...


Partnership Zone Plans : More of the Same


January 25th, 2012

The Delaware Department of Education approved plans at five of six second round Partnership Zone schools (Laurel Middle’s plan is due in February), which will wrap up the state’s Race to the Top commitment to turnaround ten persistently low-performing schools. Although the plans represent significant effort on the part of all stakeholders to...