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The Fight for Educational Equity Continues

Funding and Equity

May 24th, 2021

On Monday, May 17, I witnessed an important part of Delaware history. On that day, 67 years ago, the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case established that “separate” schools for white and black students was not equal. Unbeknownst to many Delawareans, a six-year-old girl from Hockessin named Shirley Bulah played a critical role...

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Proposal to Expand Developmental Screenings Would Mean More Children Getting Early Attention

Early Childhood Education

May 21st, 2021

Babies aren’t born with instructions. Thankfully, developmental screenings help parents and families understand key milestones in their young children’s lives. Screenings tell us what young children should―and should not―be able to do by a certain age, and provide clues on whether a child might need special intervention or...

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Delaware Continues to Untangle Its Early Childhood Governance

Early Childhood Education

May 20th, 2021

As advocates and experts have noted, Delaware’s early childhood governance is fragmented, leading to an inefficient and complex system for families and professionals to navigate. Over the past decade, Delaware made progress on consolidating, streamlining, and simplifying the many governing bodies that manage early childhood services...

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