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Delaware School Libraries Council Releases - Delaware School Libraries Master Plan

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Over the past two decades, the relationship between the quality of school libraries and student performance has been the focus of dozens of state-level studies. Simply stated, these studies confirm that access to high-quality school library services results in better student performance. The declaration used in the title of this report, Quality School Libraries = Higher Student Achievement, is not a speculative statement. Research affirms this equation.

DSU, Verizon partner on middle school STEM

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Delaware State University and Verizon recently announced a partnership to provide science, technology, engineering and math education to minority middle school boys in Delaware this summer.

By Submitted NewsPosted Jul. 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Delaware State University and Verizon recently announced a partnership to provide science, technology, engineering and math education to minority middle school boys in Delaware this summer.

Gov. Jack Markell to speak at Pathways graduation

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 When the first class of high school seniors who have completed the state’s Pathways to Prosperity graduates on May 17, Gov. Jack Markell will be their graduation speaker.

Pathways to Prosperity, a manufacturing course in Delaware high schools, gives seniors specialized, hands-on training and the opportunity to graduate with industry-recognized certificates and college credits.

Gov. Markell calls investing in STEM fields critical in weekly message

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Delaware’s top elected official is advocating for further funding and supporting research and innovation. That can come from state or corporate investments, or, as Gov. Jack Markell (D) says in his weekly message, it can be recognizing work done in the community or in the schools. Honoring students who do well in STEM fields can propel them to careers in those fields, Markell says.

Three IRSD teachers honored with STEM Educator Awards

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Governor Markell visits two Indian River School District schools to honor three STEM Educator Award winners.

Delaware 105.9's Joe Irizarry has more. 

Markell first visited Sussex Central High School where the first and second place High School STEM Award winners Robert Gibson and Jeffrey Kilner teach, then he stopped by Georgetown Elementary School to visit Assistant Principal Travis Bower, who was the first place Middle School STEM Educator Award winner for his work as a STEM teacher at Selbyville Middle School last year. 

Register for the Delaware STEM Symposium!!!

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Delaware STEM Symposium! This years Delaware STEM Educator Awards will take place January 25th at the Chase Center. Please contact us for more information and to register. We look forward to seeing you all there. 

The agenda for the day is as follows:
 

12:00 - 12:30pm   Registration and pick up lunch box

12:30 - 1:45          Symposium Session 1 (rooms 1 and 2)

 1:45 - 2:00           Breakout sessions and snack

Workforce training program expands to Sussex County

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A program enabling high school students to earn college credit by learning manufacturing skills from area employers has been expanded into Sussex County.

The initiative is part of Pathways to Prosperity, a partnership to prepare students with skills to work in fields such as computer science, culinary arts and hospitality management, manufacturing, biomedical science and engineering.

Under the Sussex County expansion, 20 students from Woodbridge and Seaford high schools will participate in the program's manufacturing tract.

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