Why Teacher Residencies Are Becoming the Next Big Thing in Teacher Prep

Author: Mark Baxter

January 27th, 2021


Delaware: Making Progress on Consolidating and Aligning Early Childhood Services

January 26th, 2021

Author: Madeleine Bayard

We’re Hiring: Program Manager

January 20th, 2021

Author: Rodel Rodel


Why Are We Still Doing Referendums?

January 6th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Public school finance spins a complex and intricate web of policy decisions. When we’ve written about Delaware school funding and funding equity in the past, we’ve focused on resource allocation, how we count students, and property reassessment. Yet another important piece of the puzzle is the local tax rate and school...

Not Counting on the Count: Why Student Count is Trickier Than You Think

January 6th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

School funding across the United States is determined by a series of complex, interrelated policy decisions. There has been a lot of discussion in Delaware lately about how to best allocate state dollars to schools, but little written about a seemingly small but important piece of the puzzle: how we count students. The policy for how we count...

Signing Kids Up for School? Good Luck. The Case for Modernizing Our Registration System

January 5th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Some Delaware parents looking to register their kids in public school run into some confusing roadblocks. Currently, Delaware has no uniform, online registration system for families with children entering pre-K, kindergarten or any grade through grade 12, causing families to navigate multiple (largely paper) forms. This should not be as...

Meet Leeann Wallett

December 21st, 2020

Author: Leeann Wallett

Hello! My name is Leeann Wallett and I am thrilled to join the Rodel team as the communications and media specialist. My passion for education stems from my childhood and the comprehensive in- and out-of-school opportunities that were part of my public school education. From playing cello in orchestra to field trips to Chicago to visit the...

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