Take the Future Ready Pledge

Rachel Wiggans Chan

As part of its ConnectED initiative, which seeks to provide 99% of students in the nation with access to high-speed internet connectivity at the classroom level, the White House and the federal Department of Education are asking community members, parents, teachers, school leaders, students, and school administrators to take the Future Ready District Pledge. By […]

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September 29, 2014


Local News The News Journal Strong schools imperative for a strong economy An op-ed by Rod Ward III, President and CEO, Corporation Service Company; Rob Buccini, Co-President, The Buccini/Pollin Group; Chris Buccini, Co-President, The Buccini/Pollin Group; Nick Marsini, Regional President, PNC Bank Delaware; Chip Rossi, Market President, Bank of America Delaware; Mark Stellini, Chair, Board […]

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Delaware’s Remediation Rates Released

Jenna Bucsak

Earlier this week, the Delaware Department of Education released state, district, and school-level reports on the remediation rates of Delaware’s class of 2012 students who have attended higher education institutions in the state. This is the first time the state has remediation information available at a district and school level, and it provides a clearer […]

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Students Needed! – Conversation this Saturday

Brittany Mason

Our youngest learners are getting a stronger start through an expansion of higher-quality early learning programs. The drop-out rate is at a 30-year low. Every student who is ready for college, is applying to college, and 98% are enrolling. More high school students are taking–and passing–Advanced Placement courses than ever before. Delaware has many reasons […]

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Delawareans Invited to Contribute to Smarter Assessment Development

Jenna Bucsak

As Delaware continues implementation of the Common Core State Standards which were adopted in 2010, the state is also preparing for the implementation of Smarter Balanced Assessment, which will be administered starting in the spring of 2015. Smarter Balanced will align more closely to the information students are expected to learn under the new standards. […]

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