Federal Dollars Could Mean Big Opportunities to Support Students 

Author: Kelsey Mensch

June 10th, 2021


Meet Kim Lopez

June 10th, 2021

Author: Kim Lopez

Family Stability and Children’s Development: Why Paid Family Medical Leave for All Workers Makes Sense

June 3rd, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch


7 Big Ideas: How Delaware Can Maximize Its Education Stimulus Dollars

March 30th, 2021

Author: Paul Herdman

The last year has been stressful at best and disastrous at worst for many of our students, families, and educators. Many of the educators I know have never worked harder, often times while “homeschooling” kids of their own. Some have navigated COVID well, but for most of our children, particularly those most in need, the impact has been...

What A New Market Rate Survey Tells Us (And Doesn’t Tell Us) About Child Care Costs

March 30th, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

The 2021 Local Child Care Market Rate Survey has officially arrived, courtesy of Delaware’s Division of Social Services. And while it shows a small uptick in child care tuition costs across the state (five to nine percent since 2018)—the true headline is that the survey will still help determine how (and how much) Delaware funds...

In the Midst of a Crisis, Child Care Professionals are Still Underpaid

March 18th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

As we’ve written before, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how critical the child care and early learning industry is to a functioning society. Yet the industry remains in crisis. Higher costs associated with pandemic safety protocols, decreased enrollment, and lower revenue forced many child care centers nationwide and in Delaware to...

How the Federal Stimulus will Impact Delaware Schools

March 17th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Updated on April 14, 2021 - Click here to see a charter- and district-level breakdown of stimulus dollars. Along with the passage of the $1.9 trillion federal stimulus package that President Joe Biden signed into law last Thursday comes huge implications for the education world. While $1,400 stimulus checks (headed to around 446,105...