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

5 NEW THINGS WE LEARNED ABOUT EL STUDENTS THIS YEAR

September 10th, 2019

Author: Bridgette Boody

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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...

Continuing to Appeal for Early Learning Investments

October 17th, 2017

Author: Madeleine Bayard

As this recent News Journal article summarized, due in part to a budget shortfall, Delaware will not fund tiered reimbursements for new early learning programs entering the Stars quality rating program this fiscal year. The same is true of existing programs that are attempting to move up in Stars rating.   Already, we in the early...

October 16, 2017

October 16th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News The News Journal Taking risks for success at Olive B. Loss Elementary School in Bear Olive B. Loss Elementary School teacher Katie Russell knew she was taking a risk asking a class full of fourth-graders to build Rube Goldberg machines. The contraptions are, by definition, needlessly complex. They're composed of an entire series of...