Re-Opening Our Schools is Important, But It Won’t Be Easy

Author: Paul Herdman

July 16th, 2020

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Decoding the Statewide School Reopening Framework

July 16th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

What We’re Reading: National Experts on Reopening Schools

July 15th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

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Delaware Parents on COVID-19: Remote Learning has Been Stressful and Worries about Return to Classrooms 

July 9th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

As Delaware and the nation inch closer to back-to-school time, local parents say they’re concerned for the health and safety of their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey conducted by Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams, more than 1,000 Delaware parents shared their thoughts on COVID-19, including appraisals of the...

COVID-19 Throws Curveballs at Legislative Session, but Education Budget Remains Largely Unscathed

July 7th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

In a historic legislative session—punctuated by the COVID-19 outbreak that suspended the legislature for most of session starting in March—no new bills related to public education were passed. While the pandemic triggered statewide budget cuts and little in the way of new investments, the Fiscal Year 2021 Delaware budget maintains its...

Teachers Weigh in on Reopening Schools

July 6th, 2020

Author: Karen Eller

The Rodel Teacher Network represents a wide variety of educator roles and grade levels from across the state. As educators, we are encouraged by all the hard work of our peers and leaders over the past few months. We are optimistic we can build upon all that we have learned through these months of remote learning to do even better for our...

Digging Deeper: How COVID Might Cause “Unfinished Learning”

June 25th, 2020

Author: Shyanne Miller

Since March, at least 124,000 U.S. public and private schools have been closed, affecting at least 55.1 million students across the country. Delaware school buildings have also been closed since March, and students and families are finishing the school year by utilizing distance learning.  With limited access to their teachers and...

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