Live in Delaware? Have school-aged children? Wondering, what is DCAS?

In a better effort to track the progress of students in order to ensure readiness for college and careers, the Delaware Department of Education has replaced the DSTP with DCAS.This stands for Delaware Comprehensive Assessment System and it is being administered for the first time this current school year. The DCAS is much more rigorous than the DSTP, thereby raising standards to be met by the students.

The assessment was created with information obtained from individuals across the state, including education, business and community leaders as well as parents. The main goal is to give teachers a better idea of …