Delaware

Gov. Ruth Ann Minner’s State of the State Address on Jan. 19 included proposals to help improve Delaware’s education system, health care, economy, and environment.
January 25, 2006 – Education Week
The Rodel Foundation of Delaware recently graduated 27 parents from its first Delaware Parent Leadership Institute.
December 14, 2005 – Education Week
The $2.8 billion state operating budget for fiscal 2006 included an 8 percent increase in aid for K-12 education. That brought the fiscal 2006 education budget to $966 million, said Susan K. Haberstroh, an executive assistant at the state department of education.
October 12, 2005 – Education Week
Experts warned Southern education leaders meeting here that falling graduation rates may threaten the region’s progress in improving students’ test scores, access to preschool, and other advances in recent years in the poorest region of the United States.
June 29, 2005 | Updated: June 28, 2018 – Education Week (Web)
It has been less than six months since the nation’s governors gathered for a summit on high schools, and already at least half a dozen states have enacted policies that require students to complete tougher academic programs to earn a diploma.
June 22, 2005 – Education Week
Students in the upper grades of Delaware’s charter schools are outperforming their peers in regular public schools, an evaluation has found.
March 30, 2005 – Education Week
State of the States: Education highlights from latest governor's address before the legislature.
February 2, 2005 – Education Week
This year’s Delaware high school seniors could be the first class in the state to receive diplomas ranking graduates in three categories, though some state lawmakers are working to put a hold on the plan.
April 28, 2004 – Education Week
The Delaware Department of Education took a first step last week toward revocation of the charter of a 7-month-old school that closed recently, despite parents' passionate efforts to save it.
April 24, 2002 – Education Week
Delaware would temporarily relax testing requirements for students but start holding teachers and principals more accountable for those youngsters' achievement, under legislation that Gov. Thomas R. Carper is expected to sign into law this week.
May 3, 2000 – Education Week

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