May 19, 2017

May 19th, 2017


Delaware News Coastal Point Parents ready to fight for Spanish Immersion Parents are lining up to defend the Spanish Immersion program against potential budget cuts in the Indian River School District. Expect signs. Expect small children making speeches in multiple languages. Expect a full 30 minutes of public comments at the school board meeting...

May 18, 2017

May 18th, 2017


Delaware News WDEL Gov. Carney addresses concerns over state funding cuts to schools As Delaware school districts go about the unpleasant task of notifying personnel about potential layoffs, Governor Carney says discussions on the future of state funding are continuing. The Governor has proposed an equal mix of spending cuts and revenue creation...

May 17, 2017

May 17th, 2017


Delaware News The News Journal Newark Charter student headed to National Geographic Bee finals Newark Charter School eighth-grader Rohan Kanchana is the first Delaware student to make it to the finals of the National Geographic Bee. The preliminary round of the 29th annual National Geographic Bee was held Monday. The top 10 finishers — from the...

May 16, 2017

May 16th, 2017


Delaware News The News Journal Budget cuts to education funding must be “equalized” Opinion by Richard Forsten, president of the Appoquinimink School Board These are difficult financial times for our state. There is a projected $395 million budget deficit, and the folks in Dover are looking at a combination of tax increases and spending cuts...