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Lt. Governnor's Challenge

Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long recently kicked off the “Lieutenant Governor’s Challenge,” which aims to build a stronger and healthier Delaware.


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Delaware’s Department of Education is using new grant money to create an Early Education Teaching Credential.

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The state held its annual conference to help people with disabilities to prepare themselves for the workforce.

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Gov. John Carney signed education legislation changing the way First State teachers get a license.

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A summer school program for migrant children has wrapped up. But many migrant students are staying this fall – and enrolling in First State districts.

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Delaware submitted its updated Every Student Succeeds Act plan to the federal government last month. But concerns remain among some First State education advocates.

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Delaware’s attorney general has joined 17 states and the District of Columbia in suing Education Secretary Betsy Devos and the U.S. Department of Education.

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A bill aiming to transform how Delaware schools approach school discipline didn’t reach the finish line this legislative session. But Senator Margaret Rose Henry says it will be back next year.

For black students, having a teacher who looks like them can significantly improve the student’s chances of going to college, and not dropping out.

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The Delaware State Education Association is offering the state Department of Education its recommendations for rollout of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).