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We’re Hiring – Program Officer

January 9th, 2020

Author: Nancy Millard

We work to help Delaware become a global leader in educating each of its students to contribute and thrive. We believe a great education changes everything—from the life of a young person to the health and vibrancy of a community. A great education opens up worlds of opportunities, strengthens economies, and promotes civic engagement. It changes...

DOES DELAWARE HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO ADDRESS THE TEACHER DIVERSITY GAP?

January 2nd, 2020

Author: Shyanne Miller

In 2016, we explored the importance of teacher diversity in schools and discovered a myriad of benefits such as: And while national as well as local organizations are working on this issue, new data from the state’s school report cards paint a clearer picture on how teacher diversity is faring in Delaware. CHALLENGES: Delaware...

Opportunity Funding 101

October 28th, 2019

Author: Neil Kirschling

Money matters in education, as national research shows us. But how money is spent matters just as how much—as long as the how is driven by local context and needs. Now that the school year is underway and next year’s budget cycle is about to begin, let’s check in on the status of the state’s Opportunity Funding investment and put this...

Guest Blog: Education Doesn’t Have to be a Political Football

October 2nd, 2019

Author: Gary Stockbridge

As the temperatures cool and the political season heats up, I’m excited to report that here in Delaware, we are finding some common ground when it comes to advancing our public schools. As chair of the Vision Coalition of Delaware—a mix of public and private leaders that have been meeting together since 2006—we strive to identify...