CHAPTER 497

FORMERLY

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 25

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

SUPPORTING THE OBJECTIVES OF THE REPORT PREPARED BY THE TASK FORCE ON EDUCATION FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CHARGING CERTAIN SPECIFIC PARTIES WITH IMPLEMENTATION, WHERE FEASIBLE, OF ITS RECOMMENDATIONS.

WHEREAS, achieving excellence in public education is a critical goal for the State of Delaware and its citizens; and

WHEREAS, the Task Force on Education for Economic Growth has successfully completed a comprehensive review of public education in Delaware; and

WHEREAS, many of these recommendations require the support and action of the State Board of Education, local school districts, teachers, principals, universities and colleges and other community groups.

NOW, THEREFORE:

BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the House of Representatives of the 132nd General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the Senate concurring therein, support the general objectives of the report of the State Task Force on Education for Economic Growth, entitled Agenda for Excellence, and commend that group for its effort.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all specific responsible parties, including the State Board of Education, local school districts, teachers, principals, universities, colleges and other community groups, should review, analyze and implement, where feasible, the ACTION TASKS TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON EDUCATION FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH as prepared by the Education Improvements Monitoring Committee for the Task Force as created by Executive Order No. 138.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the State Board of Education, local school districts, teachers, principals, universities and colleges, and other community groups to whom the recommendations are addressed, report on their progress in implementing said ACTION TASKS OF THE TASK FORCE to the Governor and the General Assembly. The State Board will take the responsibility of coordinating such progress, and, in concert with the Education Improvements Monitoring Committee, make a report by January 1, 1985.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Department of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education for dissemination to the responsible parties.

Approved August 13, 1984.