On April 15, 2013, US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan spoke at the launch of Delaware's Early Childhood Strategic Plan. The plan will advance the state's early childhood agenda through 2018. Duncan described the plan as ambitious, but one that calls for results. Find out more about Delaware's Strategic Plan here. Photo: Secretary Arne ...
Governor Jack Markell spoke at Our Stars within Stars on November 27, 2012. He later wrote an opinion article on the importance of investing in Early Childhood Education. "Learning does not begin when a student walks into class the first day of kindergarten or end when a student walks across ...
Head Start is a forty year old federally funded program operated by local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to children at or below the poverty, with a special focus on helping preschoolers from three to school entry develop the early reading ...
The purpose of the Delaware Help Me Grow project is to develop, implement and promote a centralized telephone line as a single point of access system for children and their families. The concept of a Help Me Grow program will serve as a comprehensive and integrated statewide system designed to ...
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- Sustaining Early Success: Delaware's Early Childhood Strategic Plan
- Delaware Readiness Teams (DEL TEAM)
- Reasons to Invest in Early Childhood Education
- Early Learning Challenge Grant
- Delaware Stars Access to high quality early care and education programs for all of Delaware’s children...
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