Delaware

Delaware

April 30, 2015

DE Dept. of Ed to Revamp School Profiles Website

October 19, 2017

The Delaware Department of Education seeks to “give its school profiles website a facelift,” and is looking for public input. Under ESSA, the state must hold public meetings during their development of school report cards, and the first in a series of such meetings was...

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State Plan Submissions and Drafts

October 17, 2017

Since April 3, a number of states have submitted their ESSA implementation plans to the U.S. Dept. of Education. Here’s a compiled list of the state plan submissions and the most recent draft versions states have released so far. Approved Plans Arizona: Final Plan Approved (9/6/17) Connecticut:...

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DE Stakeholders Voice Concerns about State’s ESSA Plan

July 26, 2017

Education stakeholders remain “concerned” about the state’s submitted ESSA plan. Atnre Alleyne, executive director of the Delaware Campaign for Achievement Now, shared his fear that the states plan is “just an exercise in compliance,” and questioned if the state was “really serious about getting to...

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Ed Week Examines Delaware’s Revised ESSA Plan

July 11, 2017

Education Week examined how the Delaware Dept. of Education revised the state’s ESSA plan in response to the federal Dept. of Education’s feedback. Changes and updates included: Eliminating results from science and social studies tests from the academic achievement indicator; Keeping AP tests as an...

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DE Education Advocates Express Concern over 5-Star System

March 27, 2017

As Delaware officials continue to draft the state’s ESSA implementation plan, advocates are concerned over the “proposed use of a 5-star system to rate schools.” Opponents argued that the system “won’t provide a fair comparison of schools with different populations.” Supporters of the measure, including...

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DE Gov. Applauds ESSA for Being an Opportunity for all Students

January 24, 2017

Former Delaware Governor Jack Markell authored an opinion piece in Education Week on opportunities for states under ESSA. Markell argued that ESSA is an “opportunity” not an ”inevitability.” He called for states to guarantee “students of color, foster children, English-language learners, students in poverty, and...

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DSEA President Discusses Opportunities for Stakeholder Engagement

November 17, 2016

Frederika Jenner, president of the Delaware State Education Association, authored an opinion piece outlining opportunities for stakeholders to engage around the state’s draft ESSA plan. She encouraged leaders to get involved in “education-equity conversation” as well as still “working just as hard inside our schools...

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DE Dept. of Education Releases Draft ESSA Plan

October 31, 2016

The Delaware Dept. of Education released its first draft of its ESSA state implementation plan. The Dept. will now host a second round of “community conversations” to receive feedback on the plan, beginning November 16. According to the Dept.’s timeline of activities, it will release...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Releases State ESSA Primers

May 16, 2016

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s primers include individual state by state accountability system fact sheets, which detail each state’s current accountability system, what could change under ESSA, and what to be asking state leaders. See details about your state here.

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