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Digging Deeper: Five Ways Delaware’s Funding System Doesn’t Add Up

March 19th, 2018

Author: Shyanne Miller

  Delaware invests more than a billion dollars a year in public education, but our state’s method for allocating dollars, many argue, raises serious questions about transparency, efficiency, and equity. The questions aren’t going away, either. Delaware’s public education spending has only grown over the years as student enrollment...

What We’re Reading: Artist Shares the Spotlight with School-to-Prison Pipeline

March 12th, 2018

Author: Rachel Wiggans Chan

    What I’m Reading Watching: Notes from the Field, a one-woman show by Anna Deavere Smith   In developing Notes from the Field, Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith interviewed more than 200 people living and working within the fields of education and criminal justice, including parents...

5 Headscratchers About Kindergarten Registration in Delaware

March 2nd, 2018

Author: Diane Frentzel

Kindergarten registration in Delaware is a notoriously confusing process for parents, with piles of paperwork that differ from district to district and charter to charter, along with varying deadlines for registration and school choice.   There is some hope on the horizon, as for the first time,  the Delaware Readiness Teams have taken...

Inspiring a Generation of Little Colonials: Q&A with Dusty Blakey

March 2nd, 2018

Author: Matt Amis

Dusty Blakey, Ed.D. was named the superintendent of the Colonial School District in June of 2014. Since then—and throughout his 13-year tenure with the district—Blakey has made early childhood education a major priority.   We talked to Blakey, who also serves on the Delaware Early Childhood Council, about the importance of early...