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Delaware Department of Education, 2007
This report, submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, contains summary details of Delaware students' growth in the areas of reading, mathematics, writing, science and social studies. The results reported herein are part of a long-term effort to gather data on Delaware students' educational progress and use the data to inform decisions about…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Educational Testing, Accountability, Testing Programs
Delaware Department of Education, 2006
The document identifies changes to the Delaware state plan for meeting Highly Qualified Teacher (HQT) goals as set forth by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, including: (1) Analysis of the core academic subjects currently not being taught by highly qualified teachers, particularly addressing schools and districts not making adequate yearly…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, State Standards, State Departments of Education, Strategic Planning
Delaware Department of Education, 2006
This report, submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, contains summary details of Delaware students' growth in the areas of reading, mathematics, writing, science and social studies. The results reported herein are part of a long-term effort to gather data on Delaware students' educational progress and use the data to inform decisions about…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Grade 3, Educational Testing, Accountability
Delaware Department of Education, 2005
This report, submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, contains summary details of Delaware students' growth in the areas of reading, mathematics, writing, science and social studies. The results reported herein are part of a long-term effort to gather data on Delaware students' educational progress and use the data to inform decisions about…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Annual Reports, Educational Testing, Accountability
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
The first section of this report guides Delaware educators through the decision-making process for participation in the Delaware Student Testing Program (DSTP) for students with disabilities and for students who are dually eligible as a student with a disability and limited English proficient (SD/LEP).The second section will guide Delaware…
Descriptors: Testing Programs, Disabilities, Language Minorities, Inclusive Schools
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
Delaware students must meet world-class standards if they are to be competitive and successful in a global economy. To prepare our students for their future, schools must support rigorous standards and each of teachers must set high expectations. Students must also commit themselves to the achievement of excellence. Any system that hopes to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Testing Programs, Educational Testing
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
Delaware students must meet world-class standards if they are to be competitive and successful in a global economy. To prepare students for their future, schools must support rigorous standards and each teacher must set high expectations. Students must also commit themselves to the achievement of excellence. Any system that hopes to accomplish…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Testing Programs
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
When Delaware's grant proposal was originally written, statewide reading achievement data showed a wide achievement gap between students with and without disabilities. Four-year test results showed no improvement. The state was substantially below the national average on the percent of students with disabilities spending 80% or more of their day…
Descriptors: Grants, Educational Improvement, Mainstreaming, Reading Achievement
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
This publication details all of the official rules and regulations of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association. Some of the items discussed are: All-Star Contests; Appeal Procedure; Associate Member School; Awards; Conditioning Programs; Investigative Procedure; Non-School Competition; Postgraduates/Higher Institutions; Practice Sessions;…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Extramural Athletics, School Recreational Programs, Governance
Delaware State Department of Education, 2004
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) emerged from the field of architectural design when federal legislation required universal access to buildings and other structures for individuals with disabilities. Architects began to design accessibility into buildings during their initial design stage rather than retrofitting standing structures. Using…
Descriptors: Universal Design for Learning, Access to Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Strategies