Next Steps for Federal Stimulus Dollars and Delaware Schools

Author: Kelsey Mensch

May 12th, 2021

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“Science of Reading” Early Literacy Gains Steam in Legislature

May 11th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Teacher Residencies Get a Legislative Push

May 10th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

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Decoding the Statewide School Reopening Framework

July 16th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

On Wednesday, June 15, the State of Delaware announced guidance for reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Governor John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting in a press conference emphasized the importance of returning to in-person instruction, while balancing safety for students and the state. The guidance builds on...

Delaware Parents on COVID-19: Remote Learning has Been Stressful and Worries about Return to Classrooms 

July 9th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

As Delaware and the nation inch closer to back-to-school time, local parents say they’re concerned for the health and safety of their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey conducted by Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams, more than 1,000 Delaware parents shared their thoughts on COVID-19, including appraisals of the...

COVID-19 Throws Curveballs at Legislative Session, but Education Budget Remains Largely Unscathed

July 7th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

In a historic legislative session—punctuated by the COVID-19 outbreak that suspended the legislature for most of session starting in March—no new bills related to public education were passed. While the pandemic triggered statewide budget cuts and little in the way of new investments, the Fiscal Year 2021 Delaware budget maintains its...

Teachers Weigh in on Reopening Schools

July 6th, 2020

Author: Karen Eller

The Rodel Teacher Network represents a wide variety of educator roles and grade levels from across the state. As educators, we are encouraged by all the hard work of our peers and leaders over the past few months. We are optimistic we can build upon all that we have learned through these months of remote learning to do even better for our...