Meet Sarah Stowens

Author: Matt Amis

March 3rd, 2021


Q&A with Delaware Teacher of the Year Kimberly Stock

March 3rd, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

Nominate a Local Hero for Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

February 25th, 2021

Author: Paul Herdman


5 Key Takeaways from the Early Childhood Council’s Strategic Plan

November 19th, 2020

Author: Kelsey Mensch

As holidays approach during an extra stressful year, families with young children are no doubt extra grateful for the childcare providers in their lives. The local industry has adapted mightily to help kids and families, and the Delaware Early Childhood Council is responding to the times with its new strategic plan. The plan celebrates...

Delaware School Funding Settlement: What it Means

November 18th, 2020

Author: Kelsey Mensch

As has been widely reported, a settlement was announced last month in the ongoing lawsuit over Delaware’s school funding system. The agreement was reached between Delaware and civil rights groups Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware. What does it all mean? Here’s how the settlement could impact the state...

Paul Harrell, A Man Who Gave His Heart to Kids

November 12th, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

Paul Hooker Harrell Jr. passed away last week. See his obituary here. He was a good man in every sense of the word. Paul was one of the first people I met when I arrived in Delaware in 2004. He had left his successful work in the textile business in New York and when I met him, he was using his business acumen and amazing rapport with...

We’re Hiring: Program Officer

November 4th, 2020

Author: admin

Rodel is hiring! Job Title: Program Officer Summary:  The core work will involve working with our team, as well as local and national partners, on helping Delaware become a global leader in public education. This position will be part of a team advancing policy priorities, organizing coalitions, mobilizing advocates, and coordinating...