Tag: Delaware education

Why All the Buzz about Literacy This Year?

Early Childhood Education

May 19th, 2022

Delaware leaders have coalesced around early literacy in recent years, adopting a state plan, enacting legislation, and drawing national speakers to support the momentum. The state’s scores on national reading assessments have been stagnant and remain low, with less than half of third graders reading on grade level—an important...

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Delaware Lawmakers Prioritizing Early Care and Education Workforce

Early Childhood Education

May 13th, 2022

In the coming weeks, early childhood workers will be able to access the supplement or “bonus” pay committed in November by Gov. John Carney through American Rescue Plan Act funds. Each early educator will be paid $1,000 upon completing their online profile—which will help the state create its first professional registry, or data...

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Your Yearly Reminder to VOTE in School Board Elections on May 10

News

May 6th, 2022

School board elections are more critical than ever. And they're one of the easiest ways for citizens to inform community-level decisions, including the allocation of resources and dollars. Bottom line, Delaware voters: save the date and make a plan to vote in school board elections on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. It’s not hyperbole to say that...

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Remembering Gov. Pete du Pont, A Man Who Made a Difference

News

April 29th, 2022

Today, April 29, 2022, a memorial will commemorate the passing of Governor Pete du Pont and on behalf of our board and team at Rodel, I wanted to join the chorus of those sharing a few words of appreciation for a life well-lived. I only knew him in the latter part of his life, when he was the co-chair of Rodel’s Advisory Council with Sen...

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