While we must accept, and even expect, implementation hiccups, states can help educators adjust without compromising the purpose of Common Core.
Co-Chairman of the Common Core State Standards Initiative, Governor Markell and former Governor Sonny Perdue (GA), share how now is a pivotal moment for the Common Core State Standards
Governor Markell discusses his FY15 budget proposal, which supports the message from his State of the State address: Every Delawarean has something to contribute if given the chance.
We must commit to unleashing the potential of every Delawarean by ensuring equal opportunities to acquire good education and training, find good jobs, and live in safe and vibrant communities.
Governor Markell details Delaware's "Getting to Zero" initiative, aimed at getting all college-ready, low-income students to apply for and attend college.
As governor, I spend significant time talking to employers about investing in Delaware because jobs continue to be my top priority. Without private investment and job creation, other things we care about – improving education, protecting our environment, enhancing public safety and delivering quality health care – are not possible.
Governor Markell highlights a new effort underway in Delaware to encourage and support high-achieving, low-income students apply to college.
Governor Markell explains the important role great teachers play in preparing our students for success.
Governor Markell discusses the importance of physical education to the overall health and well-being of our youth.
Many of today's economic proposals from cities, states, and the White House focus on growing the middle class, and for good reason. But we are not paying enough attention to one of the major barriers to joining the middle class: personal finance know-how.
Governor Markell makes the case for investing in early childhood education.