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Delaware Still Lagging Behind in State-Supported Pre-K

August 29th, 2017

Author: Madeleine Bayard

According to the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), Delaware ranks 35th among states for pre-K enrollment, with only seven percent (845) of four-year olds enrolled in state-sponsored pre-K. (To see more on pre-K enrollment across the country, check out NIEER’s State of Preschool Yearbook.) Despite Delaware’s laudable...

New Data about Delaware’s Earliest Learners Reveal Need and Opportunity

August 29th, 2017

Author: Madeleine Bayard and Michelle Taylor

  In Delaware, we’ve known for years the importance of getting off to a great start. By the time a child celebrates his or her fifth birthday, nearly 90 percent of intellect, personality, and social skills are already developed. And when children arrive to kindergarten ready to learn, their chances to thrive in school...

August 29, 2017

August 29th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News Cape Gazette Elementaries hold open houses Parents and students will have a chance to see the new Love Creek Elementary up close when it holds an open house Wednesday, Aug. 30. Doors open at 6 p.m. for all students to see their new classrooms and meet their new teachers. Love Creek is Cape Helene’s newest school, opening for the...

What Makes a “Ready” Kindergartener?

August 29th, 2017

Author: Michelle Wilson and Lori Nichols

In Delaware all kindergarten teachers—including ourselves—will complete an observational assessment called the Delaware Early Learning Survey (DE-ELS) during the first 30 days of school.   We are observing various objectives under six domains of developmental growth: physical, social-emotional, language, cognitive, literacy, and...