But I thought Delaware was going to have the best education system in the world. That’s what Paul and Jack told us…
Courtesy of Education Weekly
Click Image to enlarge and you will see that Delaware is one island of orange in a sea of green. Our neighbors by dragging their feet on educational reform and slowing the advent of Common Core, were able to stem the tide better than us, who against all expert opinion rushed headfirst into Common Core curriculum and it has cost us.
Name one family of executives who looking at this map, would still want to settle in Delaware? In Cecil County? Maybe. In Salem County? Maybe. In Chester County? Maybe… But certainly not any of Delaware’s three counties unless only it was absolutely necessary.
This downward slide was predicted and is now upon us. Notice Kentucky, which rushed into Common Core. Notice Tennessee, the other Race To The Top Winner. Notice Florida, which is undergoing Jeb Bush’s reforms.
Compare that to states that did not jump…
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