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What A New Market Rate Survey Tells Us (And Doesn’t Tell Us) About Child Care Costs

March 30th, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

The 2021 Local Child Care Market Rate Survey has officially arrived, courtesy of Delaware’s Division of Social Services. And while it shows a small uptick in child care tuition costs across the state (five to nine percent since 2018)—the true headline is that the survey will still help determine how (and how much) Delaware funds...

In the Midst of a Crisis, Child Care Professionals are Still Underpaid

March 18th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

As we’ve written before, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how critical the child care and early learning industry is to a functioning society. Yet the industry remains in crisis. Higher costs associated with pandemic safety protocols, decreased enrollment, and lower revenue forced many child care centers nationwide and in Delaware to...

How the Federal Stimulus will Impact Delaware Schools

March 17th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Updated on April 14, 2021 - Click here to see a charter- and district-level breakdown of stimulus dollars. Along with the passage of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package that President Joe Biden signed into law last Thursday comes huge implications for the education world. While $1,400 stimulus checks (headed to around 446,105...

The Science Behind Reading

March 17th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Reading is the foundation of all schooling, as reading proficiency affects students in all subject areas each step of their academic career and well into their adult lives. Teaching students how to read, however, is complex, and has been a hot topic of debate in the education community for generations. While most agree that reading is...

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