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

May 11th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

UPDATED: March 22, 2021 1. What is the status of the “county track” of the Delawareans for Educational Opportunity v. Carney? As of February 25, Kent county has agreed to full property reassessment by 2024 as part of the funding lawsuit. The Kent County agreement is similar to New Castle County’s agreement announced in early...

Boosting Wi-Fi, supporting special needs, and wraparound services: Delawareans share priorities for COVID-19 educational needs

May 7th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

As Delaware and the world continue to respond to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delawareans identified Wi-Fi solutions for students as one of the key short-term education relief priorities. In a survey conducted by Rodel, 859 Delawareans prioritized the immediate, short-term needs in the wake of COVID-19, as well as the longer-term...

Teachers – Our Other Super Heroes

May 4th, 2020

Author: Paul Herdman

Understandably, many of us have a newfound appreciation for those risking their lives in our hospitals, delivering our food, and on the front lines as police and first responders. They all deserve every ounce of praise we can give them. But as this is Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8), I wanted to offer some words of praise for our other...

Delaware Schools Persisting Through Covid-19 Pandemic

April 30th, 2020

Author: Matt Amis

Governor Carney ordered all Delaware schools to remain closed through the remainder of the schoolyear to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Visit the state’s COVID-19 resource pages (schools and universities) for the most up-to-date and accurate state-level guidance for families, teachers, schools, and childcare programs, locations for...