A “Grow Your Own” Dream Job: Q&A with Teacher Melodie Miller

Author: Matt Amis

November 14th, 2022

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Parent Advocacy Leads to New, More Accessible Online Kindergarten Registration System

November 2nd, 2022

Author: Alejandra Villamares

Why Delaware Should Continue to Lean in on Family Supports

November 2nd, 2022

Author: Madeleine Bayard

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We Knew State and National Test Scores Would Drop. Now Let’s Get to Work.

October 26th, 2022

Author: Paul Herdman

Scores from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a countrywide assessment for K-12 students known to insiders as the “nation’s report card,” were released earlier this week. And as observers like Future Ed have pointed out, the results paint a stark picture of the educational fallout from COVID-19. The...

Reasons to Be Optimistic about the Wilmington Learning Collaborative

October 8th, 2022

Author: Paul Herdman

  Next week marks the potential next step in a multiyear process led by Governor John Carney to bring together the Wilmington community to support schools in the city. As the state’s most populous city, with a history of structural racism and persistent poverty, Wilmington often stands apart in policy conversations—especially when...

Supporting Delaware’s Students in the Wake of COVID

September 27th, 2022

Author: Paul Herdman

Whether you are a parent/guardian, a student, or an educator, you have felt the academic and developmental impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spring of 2020 and the better part of the next two years, school was disrupted. And whether a student was learning virtually or in-person, their academic and social experiences were...

What to Make of the Small Jump in Delaware Public School Enrollment

September 1st, 2022

Author: Julia Zammith

As students head back to school, enrollment numbers and Delaware’s “unit count” begin to come into focus. Last year, we blogged about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted enrollment in Delaware, and pointed out that in the 2020-21 school year, the state saw its first decline in public school enrollment in a decade—particularly in...
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