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Re-Opening Our Schools is Important, But It Won’t Be Easy

July 16th, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

At Governor John Carney’s press conference this week, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting laid out the state-developed guidelines for school re-opening. After four months of valiant attempts at remote learning and DIY summer camp, parents and kids are more than ready for school to open, if it’s safe. Getting kids back in their...

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...

What We’re Reading: National Experts on Reopening Schools

July 15th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

We heard concerns from educators, parents, and the education community at large about reopening schools, and we’ve examined how COVID-19 will exacerbate summer learning loss for students. In response to these challenges, schools and districts face many tough decisions about learning this fall. As Education Resource Strategies says...

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...