Three Observations on Teacher Preparation From Local Educators

Author: Laurie Jacobs

February 19th, 2020

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We’re Hiring – Program Officer

January 9th, 2020

Author: Nancy Millard

DOES DELAWARE HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO ADDRESS THE TEACHER DIVERSITY GAP?

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Digging Deeper: When the School-to-Prison Pipeline Starts in Preschool

May 24th, 2018

Author: Shyanne Miller

  Last month, the Office of Civil Rights released federal data that re-affirmed disproportionate discipline outcomes for public schools students by race, gender, and disability status. For many, this data confirms a need to address the school-to-prison pipeline—that is, the policies and practices that push historically underserved...

Growing Early Learning to Meet Growing Needs: Q&A with Sec. Susan Bunting

May 24th, 2018

Author: Madeleine Bayard

    Delaware's Secretary of Education, Dr. Susan Bunting, has a penchant for quality early learning. The Selbyville native, who previously helmed one of the state's largest districts in Indian River, is a firm believer in the powers of high-quality pre-K. It's why she helped spearhead the acclaimed Project V.I.L.L.A.G.E...

State Reimbursements Don’t Cover Even Half the Cost of Childcare

May 21st, 2018

Author: Madeleine Bayard

    As any parent will tell you, childcare is important—and expensive.   And, for low-income parents who are working, training for a job, or looking for work, Delaware provides a subsidy called Purchase of Care to help pay for early learning tuition. Delaware covers about 15,000 children up to age 12 every year...

What We’re Reading: A Timeless Reminder of Structural Inequity

May 21st, 2018

Author: Madeleine Bayard

  What I'm Reading: The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, by William Julius Wilson   Author William Julius Wilson has his fans far and wide. He is a National Medal of Science winner.  National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates has called him an intellectual deity, a...