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September 1, 2017

September 1st, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News Coastal Point IRSD talks budget, school numbers, FFA With some of its schools completely over their enrollment capacity, the Indian River School District is trying to nail down a system for school choice. On Aug. 28, for the first time in months, the Board of Education approved a number of school-choice recommendations, after only a...

August 31, 2017

August 31st, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News Coastal Point IRSD citizens group debates the issues, reviews new budget The Indian River School District has found some new eyes to look at the budget, and they’ve got some ideas. The Citizens Budget Oversight Committee convened on Aug. 21 for their first look at the IRSD’s proposed $151 million preliminary budget for the 2018...

August 30, 2017

August 30th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News Department of Education New Delaware Certificate of Multiliteracy recognizes advanced language skills Delaware has developed a new Certificate of Multiliteracy to honor and recognize students with high levels of language proficiency in addition to English, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced today. The certificate...

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...