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Stories with person: Jack Markell
  • Education secretary Duncan visits Delaware 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:18 pm
  • WILMINGTON, Delaware - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is getting a firsthand look at Delaware's school improvement efforts under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.

  • Jacobs retiring from Del. Supreme Court 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 3:22 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack Jacobs says he is retiring from the bench later this year.

  • McAuliffe says fundraising letter a mistake 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:23 pm
  • RICHMOND, Virginia - Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday he did not approve a fundraising appeal his newly formed political action committee sent promising big-dollar donors personal access to him and also said he's giving to charity a past contribution that came from a D.C. businessman who recently pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations.

  • Common Core spawns widespread political fights 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:17 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.