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August 13th, 2019

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MICROCREDENTIALS LAUNCH IN DELAWARE

August 2nd, 2019

Author: Bridgette Boody

DELAWAREANS HAVE SPOKEN! NOW IS THE TIME FOR SEL

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A Quick Look at the School Funding Transparency Bill

April 26th, 2018

Author: Neil Kirschling

Senate Bill 172 was introduced in the State Senate this week, representing a monumental foot in the door for addressing Delaware’s arcane school funding system—should  it be enacted.   Delaware, as we’ve written about before, employs a 70-year-old school funding system that is complex, inequitable, and inflexible.   Delaware...

Digging Deeper: The Good, Bad, and Ugly from Delaware’s Graduation Rates

April 25th, 2018

Author: Shyanne Miller

  Last month, the Delaware Department of Education released the latest graduation rates for Delaware high schoolers. The data provide us mixed messages. And while the headlines painted a mostly cheery picture of an overall  increase in the statewide graduation rate, a closer look shows that students of color and high-needs students...

The Power of Place: Q&A with Evelyn Edney of Early College High School @ DSU

April 25th, 2018

Author: Matt Amis

  Dr. Evelyn Edney and her faculty like to joke about the 79,000 hats on the wall of her office, one for each duty she must perform as head of a small but growing—in both size and impact—charter school in Dover.   Since 2015, Edney has led the Early College High School at Delaware State University, a public charter high school...

Delaware Remains Among Lowest States Providing Pre-K for Four-Year-Olds

April 18th, 2018

Author: Madeleine Bayard

The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) released its latest state rankings for pre-K enrollment, and, much like last year, Delaware landed toward the bottom at 36th in terms of providing access for four-year-olds. Less than 10 percent of Delaware four-year-olds are enrolled in state-sponsored pre-K.   Little has...