We’re Hiring – Program Officer

Author: Nancy Millard

January 9th, 2020

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

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Opportunity Funding 101

October 28th, 2019

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Reflections from “Principal for a Day 2017″

November 7th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Madeleine Bayard, Vice President of Policy and Practice Principal: Hekima Wicker Harlan Elementary School Brandywine School District My day at Harlan Elementary School reminded me of the many hats principals wear. One minute Principal Wicker was speaking with students about their needs—ranging from behavioral challenges to the need for an...

Talking Delaware English Learners with Oribel McFann-Mora of DELLTA

November 7th, 2017

Author: Neil Kirschling

East Dover Elementary School teacher Oribel McFann-Mora is president of Delaware English Language Learners Teachers and Advocates (DELLTA) and one of the architects of the recently launched Delaware English Learner fact sheet series, along with the Delaware Hispanic Commission, the Arsht-Cannon Fund, and the Rodel Foundation.   We caught...

Delaware’s Learning Curve on English Learners

November 6th, 2017

Author: Neil Kirschling

I studied Spanish throughout the entirety of my schooling. Even after the point when foreign language classes were no longer required for students in my district, I elected to study Spanish every year until I graduated high school. I entered the University of Delaware with a few AP Spanish credits to my name and declared a Spanish minor, spent...

Digging Deeper: The Many Languages of Delaware English Learner Students

November 3rd, 2017

Author: Jeremy Hidalgo

  Delaware’s English learner (EL) population is the fastest growing student demographic in the state—seeing some 400 to 600 percent increases in the last decade, depending on what county you are in. ELs are a diverse group of students representing a vast number of languages, cultures, ethnicities, nationalities, and social, economic...