Nominate a Local Hero for Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

Author: Paul Herdman

February 25th, 2021


The COVID Context: Delaware’s Falling School Enrollment

February 18th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

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

January 29th, 2021

Author: Neil Kirschling


New Data about Delaware’s Earliest Learners Reveal Need and Opportunity

August 29th, 2017

Author: Madeleine Bayard and Michelle Taylor

  In Delaware, we’ve known for years the importance of getting off to a great start. By the time a child celebrates his or her fifth birthday, nearly 90 percent of intellect, personality, and social skills are already developed. And when children arrive to kindergarten ready to learn, their chances to thrive in school...

August 29, 2017

August 29th, 2017

Author: Rodel Foundation of Delaware

Delaware News Cape Gazette Elementaries hold open houses Parents and students will have a chance to see the new Love Creek Elementary up close when it holds an open house Wednesday, Aug. 30. Doors open at 6 p.m. for all students to see their new classrooms and meet their new teachers. Love Creek is Cape Helene’s newest school, opening for the...

What Makes a “Ready” Kindergartener?

August 29th, 2017

Author: Michelle Wilson and Lori Nichols

In Delaware all kindergarten teachers—including ourselves—will complete an observational assessment called the Delaware Early Learning Survey (DE-ELS) during the first 30 days of school.   We are observing various objectives under six domains of developmental growth: physical, social-emotional, language, cognitive, literacy, and...

10 Questions with Michelle Shaivitz of DEAEYC

August 28th, 2017

Author: Matt Amis

  With momentum continuing to build in Delaware, there’s never been a better time to get involved in early childhood education. We talked with Michelle Shaivitz, executive director of the Delaware Association for the Education of Young Children to learn more about advocacy, supporting the workforce, and where our state should focus...