Delaware officials are moving forward with its four-year effort to implement many of the reforms promised under the state's winning Race to the Top bid. The state is receiving $119 million to institute changes such as a new data-coaching program, improved teacher evaluations and a "partnership zone" program aimed at turning around underperforming schools. Despite some difficulties, such as missed timelines, Gov. Jack Markell said "there is an expectation of real change."
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