Tag: delaware schools

Equity and Education Take Center Stage at Busy Legislative Session

News

July 1st, 2021

In the wake of a national reckoning with racial and social justice, a challenging year battling the impact of COVID-19, and the election of new (largely progressive) members to our state legislature, all eyes were on the first half of the 151st General Assembly. Since kicking off last January, the legislature, which officially...

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Federal Dollars Could Mean Big Opportunities to Support Students 

News

June 10th, 2021

Updated: June 28, 2021 Since March, we’ve kept you up-to-date on the many moving components of the last three federal stimulus packages. As you recall, the federal government has provided three different stimulus packages in the last calendar year, each including more money for education than the next to combat the devastating effects...

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“I’m Proof That it Works.” Talking Teacher Residencies with Tameka Wingo

Educator Support and Development

June 2nd, 2021

It took a lot of soul searching for Tameka Wingo to make the decision to change careers. But the former marketing professional knew that her true calling was teaching. So Wingo enrolled in the RELAY Graduate School of Delaware’s alternate route certification program, which provided her an immersive teacher residency at Thomas Edison Charter...

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Finally, On a Path to a Holistic Funding Fix. What House Concurrent Resolution 24 Could Mean

Funding and Equity

May 19th, 2021

When a high-stakes lawsuit over Delaware’s school funding system settled last fall, advocates said it didn’t go far enough. Now, at least 24 legislators agree Delaware must do more, including majorities of Senate and House Education Committees, the majority of the Legislative Black Caucus, and caucus leaders in both Chambers. A new...

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