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The COVID Context: Delaware’s Falling School Enrollment

February 18th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

For the first time in a decade, Delaware public school enrollment has dropped. This trend spans the country—just one of the many shakeups caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In Delaware, enrollment triggers a handful of important policy and budgetary questions. A drop in public school enrollment brings many concerns with it, such as: a...

Breaking Down Gov. Carney’s 2021 State of the State

January 29th, 2021

Author: Neil Kirschling

This week, Governor John Carney delivered his State of the State address and presented his FY22 recommended budget. Gov. Carney started the education portion of his address by thanking the hard work and dedication of educators, school leaders, child care providers, and all school staff during the pandemic. He acknowledged that they continue...

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

January 27th, 2021

Author: Mark Baxter

  Just as doctors-in-training spend intensive, immersive time training as a hospital resident; some of our future teachers are trading in shorter stints in schools for a full year inside a classroom, serving as co-teachers alongside veteran educators while receiving a paid stipend. While institutions like Wilmington University and...

Delaware: Making Progress on Consolidating and Aligning Early Childhood Services

January 26th, 2021

Author: Madeleine Bayard

After over a decade of studies and advocacy for more efficient, streamlined early childhood services, Delaware is making significant progress in consolidating its oversight and governance. As advocates and experts have noted, the government bodies that oversee early childhood issues in Delaware is fragmented, at best. At one time, there...

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