Equity and Education Take Center Stage at Busy Legislative Session

July 1st, 2021

Author: Rodel

In the wake of a national reckoning with racial and social justice, a challenging year battling the impact of COVID-19, and the election of new (largely progressive) members to our state legislature, all eyes were on the first half of the 151st General Assembly. Since kicking off last January, the legislature, which officially...

Federal Dollars Could Mean Big Opportunities to Support Students 

June 10th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Updated: June 28, 2021 Since March, we’ve kept you up-to-date on the many moving components of the last three federal stimulus packages. As you recall, the federal government has provided three different stimulus packages in the last calendar year, each including more money for education than the next to combat the devastating effects...

Meet Kim Lopez

June 10th, 2021

Author: Kim Lopez

Hello! My name is Kim Lopez and I am a program manager at Rodel. I am excited to join the team and use my experiences to impact education in meaningful ways. As the first in my family to go to college, I can’t say that I knew I would end up working in education, but I knew that I wanted to do work that allowed me to make our community...

Next Steps for Federal Stimulus Dollars and Delaware Schools

May 12th, 2021

Author: Kelsey Mensch

Back in March, we wrote about how the federal stimulus dollars, specifically those provided through the American Rescue Plan Act, would impact Delaware’s schools. Since then, there have been updates at both the state and federal level regarding required plans and timing of allocations. The federal government has provided three...