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Solving for Delaware’s Kindergarten Readiness Equation

February 27th, 2018

Author: Diane Frentzel and Madeleine Bayard

  Whether you’ve seen us or not—chances are there’s a Delaware Readiness Team in your neck of the woods, making sure your community’s youngest citizens are as prepared as they can be for the big world that awaits them.   Delaware Readiness Teams are making a major impact up and down the state. We’re a statewide initiative...

New English Course Could Alleviate Remediation

February 20th, 2018

Author: Shyanne Miller

In 2017, Delaware’s Department of Education revealed that more than 40 percent of high schoolers weren’t graduating with the skills needed to do college-level coursework—including 24 percent who weren’t ready for college-level English.  The fallout? Thousands of students who wind up in remedial courses, which cost money and don't...

What We’re Reading: How a Broken Justice System Harms Children

February 20th, 2018

Author: Jeremy Hidalgo

  What I’m Reading: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson   While studying as an undergraduate, I interned with the Delaware Center of Justice and became interested in law and public policy. Most of the work focused on the criminal justice system and those most affected by incarceration—disproportionately, African Americans. I put...

Digging Deeper: Half of Children are Falling Behind Before Kindergarten

February 14th, 2018

Author: Shyanne Miller

  Another year, another urgent message to be found in state-level data about kindergarten readiness. This year marks the second annual release of the Delaware Early Learning Survey (DE-ELS), which measures how well prepared preschoolers are for kindergarten. Kindergarten teachers observe and record their students to determine what they...