10 Education Stories to Watch in 2018

January 25th, 2018


Every new year brings with it a sense of transition and opportunity—a chance for a fresh start or reinvention. Between midterm elections, nail-biting budget negotiations, and big issues unfolding in Wilmington and beyond—2018 could shake up the world of public education. The team at Rodel has examined the tea leaves and compiled its 10...

10 Things We Heard from Gov. Carney’s State of the State Address

January 22nd, 2018

Author: Matt Amis

  As Gov. John C. Carney delivered his (technically first-ever) State of the State address last week, the Rodel team listened intently for any mentions of public education.   Here’s what we heard:   Not surprisingly, Gov. Carney led off with the economy. He mentioned some positive steps in tackling the state’s...

Teacher Newsletter – December 2017

December 4th, 2017


  December 2017 View this email in your browser Teacher Tweets, Wins Drones For Her Classroom A classroom in New Castle has been transformed into a bustling runway for programmable drones this fall, all thanks to a single tweet. "It can do a flip! Watch!"...

Delaware: The Next Switzerland?

November 8th, 2017

Author: Paul Herdman

Every state in the country—Delaware included—is hard at work trying to reinvent their economy. Automation and globalization have flipped the labor market upside down. The added challenge is that just about every living-wage job is going to need some training beyond high school.   For the last several years, the Rodel team and many...