Policy and Practice


The Power of Place: Q&A with Evelyn Edney of Early College High School @ DSU

April 25th, 2018

Author: Matt Amis

  Dr. Evelyn Edney and her faculty like to joke about the 79,000 hats on the wall of her office, one for each duty she must perform as head of a small but growing—in both size and impact—charter school in Dover.   Since 2015, Edney has led the Early College High School at Delaware State University, a public charter high school...

April 2018 Teacher Newsletter

April 3rd, 2018


April 2018 View this email in your browser TEDxWilmingtonED: Education Possible Event Recap   Finding ways to improve Delaware’s educational system and expanding opportunities for every child was the focus of a TEDx event in February...

Inspiring a Generation of Little Colonials: Q&A with Dusty Blakey

March 2nd, 2018

Author: Matt Amis

Dusty Blakey, Ed.D. was named the superintendent of the Colonial School District in June of 2014. Since then—and throughout his 13-year tenure with the district—Blakey has made early childhood education a major priority.   We talked to Blakey, who also serves on the Delaware Early Childhood Council, about the importance of early...

Talking Delaware English Learners with Oribel McFann-Mora of DELLTA

November 7th, 2017

Author: Neil Kirschling

East Dover Elementary School teacher Oribel McFann-Mora is president of Delaware English Language Learners Teachers and Advocates (DELLTA) and one of the architects of the recently launched Delaware English Learner fact sheet series, along with the Delaware Hispanic Commission, the Arsht-Cannon Fund, and the Rodel Foundation.   We caught...