Tag: Higher Education

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...


In Case You Missed It….June State Board Meeting Update

Policy and Practice

June 20th, 2011

This month at the State Board meeting, the main items of interest were the impending legislative agenda, the delay of the announcement of funding for districts’ Race to the Top plans, and the rollout of DPAS II (the teacher and leader evaluation system). Secretary of Education Lillian Lowery announced forthcoming legislation in regards to the...


INSPIRE transferred, SEED funding increased


May 20th, 2011

The Joint Finance Committee voted to increase funding to the SEED scholarship program yesterday. The panel reviewed the Department of Education’s budget proposal and decided to designate an additional $1.3 million to the SEED scholarship program due to increased applications and eligibility status. The SEED scholarship is given to Delaware high...