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End of Life Council – September 2015 Comcast Newsmakers

Jill Horner speaks with Delaware State Representative Paul Baumbach about hospice and palliative care in Delaware and his efforts to have Delaware establish an End of Life Council to make recommendations to policymakers on this critical topic.

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School Referendums – June 2015 Comcast Newsmakers

Jill Horner speaks with Delaware State Representative Paul Baumbach about the challenges that our school districts face with our current system of school funding referenda.

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Wilmington Schools – March 2015 Comcast Newmakers

March 2015, Representative Baumbach describes the efforts to determine major changes necessary to improve the quality of all public schools in Wilmington, which have typically suffered from lower funding and lower scores on standardized tests.

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Priority Schools – September 2014 Comcast Newsmakers

Delaware State Representative Paul Baumbach describes the recently instituted Priority Schools program with which the Delaware Department of Education has labeled six schools with perennially low standardized test scores.

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Delaware Budget – June 2014 Comcast Newsmakers

State Representative Paul Baumbach explains how the budget process will affect programs in Delaware.

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Delaware Education Reform – May 2014 Comcast Newsmakers

State Representative Paul Baumbach explains legislation developed by an education task force that would improve school districts in Delaware.

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Priority Schools – Comcast Newsmakers

September 2014, Representative Paul Baumbach discusses the Priority Schools initiative unveiled recently by the Delaware Department of Education, and some of the worrisome elements of it.  http://comcastnewsmakers.com/2014/09/29/priority-schools/

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Improving Delaware’s Education Choice Process

May 2014, Representative Paul Baumbach discusses changes identified by the Enrollment Preferences Task Force, to help families navigate the process of enrolling their children in various public schools, to level the playing field. http://comcastnewsmakers.com/video/de-education-reform/

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