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We Need a Funding System Built for Tomorrow, not 1940

Funding and Equity, News

March 29th, 2018

An enormous and growing number of Delaware students—including those learning English, have special needs, or come from low-income families—aren’t being properly served by our state’s school funding system. This issue has been thrust back into the spotlight thanks to a high-profile civil rights lawsuit, and the ongoing heightened...


5 Headscratchers About Kindergarten Registration in Delaware

Early Childhood Education

March 2nd, 2018

Kindergarten registration in Delaware is a notoriously confusing process for parents, with piles of paperwork that differ from district to district and charter to charter, along with varying deadlines for registration and school choice.   There is some hope on the horizon, as for the first time,  the Delaware Readiness Teams have taken...


Inspiring a Generation of Little Colonials: Q&A with Dusty Blakey

Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice

March 2nd, 2018

Dusty Blakey, Ed.D. was named the superintendent of the Colonial School District in June of 2014. Since then—and throughout his 13-year tenure with the district—Blakey has made early childhood education a major priority.   We talked to Blakey, who also serves on the Delaware Early Childhood Council, about the importance of early...