Delaware Business Roundtable Urges Next Governor to Invest in Early Education

March 13th, 2024

Author: Madeleine Bayard

  The Delaware Business Roundtable recently released its Delaware Investment Agenda, a series of priorities and recommendations focused on investing long-term to build Delaware’s economy—with a particular focus on collaboration across siloes and sectors. The 2016 Growth Agenda informed the creation of the Delaware Prosperity...

Delaware Adopts Some New Federal Child Care Rules and Commits to Child Care Rate Increase

March 8th, 2024

Author: Madeleine Bayard

UPDATED: March 20, 2024. Click here for an official announcement from Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services. When it comes to funding Purchase of Care, the state subsidy that helps families cover child care tuition, about 30 percent comes from federal dollars funneled through the U.S. Department of...

Delaware and Innovation in the Spotlight at SXSW Education

March 8th, 2024

Author: Paul Herdman

In addition to lots of great panels and keynotes at the annual SXSW Education conference, there was plenty of Delaware flavor this year, including one panel that featured Delaware State University president Tony Allen underlining the importance of HBCUs—and WRK Group CEO Logan Herring was in the house to support Harlem Children’s Zone. For...

Delaware School Funding Report: What Happens Next?

February 8th, 2024

Author: Julia Zammith

As we wrote last month, Delaware is positioned at a unique crossroad with its school funding system. Long in need of updates, the topic has gained significant renewed attention and interest in the wake of the independent assessment conducted by American Institutes for Research (AIR). Meanwhile, state officials have consistently done more...
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