Tag: Delaware education

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


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...


Lillian Lowery: A Champion for Kids


April 27th, 2022

  Dr. Lillian Lowery passed away on April 13, and she will be greatly missed here in the First State. Our former Secretary of Education, she had an illustrious educational career prior to coming to Delaware and continued in subsequent roles, such as Secretary of Education in Maryland and a leader at the Education Testing Service, after...


Delawareans Share Their Vision for Child Care on Advocacy Day

Early Childhood Education

April 14th, 2022

“No one’s income should affect their child’s outcomes. We have to fund child care in Delaware at the cost of care, so that providers don’t have to sacrifice to serve their communities.” As advocates, lawmakers and community members gathered virtually across the state to rally legislators around Delaware’s youngest learners...


We Partner to Transform Public Education: Rodel’s 2022 Priorities

News, Partnerships

March 28th, 2022

As the first quarter of 2022 comes to a close, the team at Rodel is already hard at work on a number of fronts. And as the legislative picture begins to come into focus, we felt it was a good time to reflect on our big priorities for the year. For more details on what’s underway, check out this by-the-numbers summary.  As a reminder...