Opportunity Funding 101

Author: Neil Kirschling

October 28th, 2019

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Guest Blog: Education Doesn’t Have to be a Political Football

October 2nd, 2019

Author: Gary Stockbridge

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September 10th, 2019

Author: Bridgette Boody

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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...

Quick Reactions to Disappointing NAEP News

April 11th, 2018

Author: Paul Herdman

  The latest results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—known in our world colloquially as the “Nation’s Report Card”—were released this week. Across the nation, scores remain mostly flat. This is disappointing as we’ve now gone nearly a decade in this country without any strong growth in either reading...