A Look at Delaware’s Digital Learning Landscape

Author: Neil Kirschling

October 8th, 2020

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The Dawn of Virtual Work-Based Learning: Students Weigh In

October 6th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

7 Eye-catching Expert Quotes about Delaware’s Funding System

September 16th, 2020

Author: Jamie Forrest

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Decoding the Statewide School Reopening Framework

July 16th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

On Wednesday, June 15, the State of Delaware announced guidance for reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Governor John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting in a press conference emphasized the importance of returning to in-person instruction, while balancing safety for students and the state. The guidance builds on...

What We’re Reading: National Experts on Reopening Schools

July 15th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

We heard concerns from educators, parents, and the education community at large about reopening schools, and we’ve examined how COVID-19 will exacerbate summer learning loss for students. In response to these challenges, schools and districts face many tough decisions about learning this fall. As Education Resource Strategies says...

Delaware Parents on COVID-19: Remote Learning has Been Stressful and Worries about Return to Classrooms 

July 9th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

As Delaware and the nation inch closer to back-to-school time, local parents say they’re concerned for the health and safety of their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey conducted by Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams, more than 1,000 Delaware parents shared their thoughts on COVID-19, including appraisals of the...

COVID-19 Throws Curveballs at Legislative Session, but Education Budget Remains Largely Unscathed

July 7th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

In a historic legislative session—punctuated by the COVID-19 outbreak that suspended the legislature for most of session starting in March—no new bills related to public education were passed. While the pandemic triggered statewide budget cuts and little in the way of new investments, the Fiscal Year 2021 Delaware budget maintains its...

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