On October 26, 2016, Delaware Public Media published an article discussing the letter of recommendations that a group of 24 community and business groups sent to Delaware’s Secretary of Education.
DelawareCAN Executive Director Atnre Alleyne commented:
“No Child Left Behind was very prescriptive about, you had to meet this goal for proficiency by this time,” Alleyne said. “But now the question is: the state gets to choose these goals. So what’s our goal for English language proficiency and by when? What’s our goal for closing certain gaps in terms of achievement?”