Tag: Governor Jack Markell
June 28, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
June 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware's low-income private school students get chance at scholarships A former charter school leader is raising money for scholarships to pay private school tuition for low-income students. Should his plans take off, it would thrust Delaware into a growing national debate over whether such efforts are a smart way to...
June 27, 2013
June 27th, 2013Local News WDDE Gov. Markell signs charter school reform into law A proposal revamping the Delaware charter school application and review process is now law. Governor Jack Markell (D) signed the bill Wednesday, fulfilling another promise he made in his State of the State address in January. Markell calls the bill the result of a successful...
Governor Markell Signs Charter School Bill
June 26th, 2013Earlier this month, we blogged about a bill relating to charter schools, HB 165, introduced in the Delaware House Education Committee. The bill was subsequently passed by both chambers, and today the bill was into law by Governor Jack Markell. In a statement from the Governor's Office: Governor Markell was quoted, "Changing the status quo is...
June 26, 2013
June 26th, 2013Local News The News Journal Charter school measure heads to governor’s desk A bill aimed at tightening safe¬guards on charter schools while also giving them more access to state money passed the Senate on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Markell is scheduled to sign the measure today. WDDE Mobile home rent control and charter school reform bill await...