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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EARLY LEARNING INVESTMENTS, FOCUS ON EQUITY HIGHLIGHT BUSY FIRST HALF OF LEGISLATIVE SESSION

July 9th, 2019

Author: Paul Herdman

  The 150th General Assembly, comprised of one of the most diverse set of legislators Delaware's ever seen, officially ended its first half last week. After the dust settled, Rodel's team of experts weighed in on bills and budget lines that impact our public schools. We worked with a passionate and tireless group of partners on four big...

CHILDCARE INVESTMENT SHORTAGE HURTS PARENTS—AND PROVIDERS

March 8th, 2019

Author: Shyanne Miller

Raising a child is expensive, as any parent will tell you. According to Economic Policy Institute, a family on a full-time minimum-wage salary can expect to spend up to 64 percent of their income on just infant care. A family with just two children—an infant and a four-year-old—can pay more than $19,000 per year—more than 56 percent more...

TAKING A LEAP OF FAITH WITH DELAWARE’S EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: Q&A WITH MELANIE THOMAS-PRICE

March 1st, 2019

Author: Laurie Jacobs

Melanie Thomas-Price, founder and administrator of A Leap of Faith Child Development Center (ALOF), is passionate about positively influencing the lives of children at an early age. Over the past decade, this lifelong Delawarean has been preparing low-income children and families for a successful start in school and life. We spoke with Melanie...

9 Questions about Property Reassessment in Delaware

February 14th, 2019

Author: Neil Kirschling

9 Earlier this year, civil rights groups sued Delaware over education funding for low-income, disadvantaged students. In this blog, we’ll break down what you need to know about property reassessment in Delaware. 1. What does property reassessment have to do with education? About 27 percent of all public education...