Nominate a Local Hero for Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

Author: Paul Herdman

February 25th, 2021

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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

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Take Rodel’s COVID-19 Parents Survey

May 29th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

PARENT SURVEY: WHAT'S NEEDED MOST DURING COVID-19? Parents, caregivers and families are dealing with a lot during the COVID-19 crisis, and many questions remain about the summer and fall. Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams want to hear from you by Wednesday, June 10.  How is your family dealing with stress? Childcare?...

Our Schools: Going Back to Normal Isn’t an Option

May 21st, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

The COVID-19 crisis has brought out some of the best in people. Everywhere around our world of public education, stories of heroic teachers, inventive students, and caring communities pervade the airwaves. But COVID-19 also exposed some of the most persistent challenges in our education system. It’s going to take heroic levels of...

UPDATED – Farewell to Greg Farrell, Pioneer in Experiential Education

May 11th, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

In this upside-down world, big events are being lost in the din of the COVID-19 pandemic, so I wanted to elevate the news of the passing of one of our nation’s leading lights in education this week and simply one of the best human beings I have ever known, Greg Farrell. Others more articulate than me, like David Coleman at the College Board...

UPDATED: 9 Questions (and Answers) about Property Reassessment in Delaware

May 11th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

UPDATED: 2/8/21 1. What is the status of the “county track” of the Delawareans for Educational Opportunity v. Carney? As of February 1, 2021, New Castle County has agreed to conduct a reassessment of properties by July 2023. If completed, this would be the first time in 40 years that a reassessment of property for tax purposes would...