Tag: Governor Jack Markell
More College Graduates Necessary for Delaware’s Future
September 23rd, 2013It’s evident that a vibrant economic future for Delaware and its residents depend on a greater number of Delawareans who are college graduates. According to a Lumina Foundation report* based on 2011 Census data projections, 59% of all Delaware jobs will require postsecondary education by 2018. If the current rate of degree production continues...
September 19, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
September 19th, 2013Local News The New York Times Delaware seeks to steer the poor to top colleges Delaware announced on Wednesday a new effort to encourage high-achieving low-income students to apply to top colleges, saying it would send application fee waivers and other information to every such high school senior in the state. The program — a collaboration...
August 27, 2013
August 27th, 2013Local News The News Journal Behavioral health program at schools sets more ambitious goals in state rollout There are some who will remember the paddle, the dreaded wooden tool wielded by teachers and school staff fed up with problem students. It shows how far educational discipline and strategy have come. Now, students’ behavioral health is one...
July 29, 2013
July 29th, 2013Local News The News Journal Moyer school officials working to avoid closing As state education officials work to bring The New Moyer Academy charter school in Wilmington out of violation of its charter, school leaders say they’re making significant strides and arguing that concerns about its teaching and finances are being blown out of...