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Delaware Governor: Jack Markell


            

Why Race to the Top Worked

Written on: April 14th, 2014 in Education

In spring 2010, Delaware was one of two states to win the first of Race to the Top’s four-year grants, making this month’s anniversary an appropriate time to ask whether the multi-billion dollar project has been worth the taxpayers’ money. The results show that four years after the Obama administration rolled out its signature education […]


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Getting to Zero

Written on: January 17th, 2014 in Education

Too few college-ready low-income students attend and graduate from college, which limits their economic mobility for the rest of their lives. More than sixty percent of jobs will require education beyond high school by the end of the decade, but research shows that many low-income students who have demonstrated college readiness don’t even apply. The […]


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How to Give Low-income Students the Chance They Deserve

Written on: October 11th, 2013 in Education

While Washington policy makers continue to spend most of their time consumed by manufactured budget crises, serious threats to our nation’s future competitiveness go unaddressed. One challenge that demands immediate attention is the gap in education quality based on a family’s wealth—a factor in the nation’s rising income inequality. While this issue requires a long-term […]


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