Tag: Delaware

7 Eye-catching Expert Quotes about Delaware’s Funding System

Funding and Equity, News

September 16th, 2020

As reported by Amy Cherry and WDEL: "A lawsuit that seeks equity in Delaware's education system and challenges its current funding system is heading to court mediation. The lawsuit, filed in January of 2018 by the Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP Delaware State Conference of Branches with involvement from the ACLU...

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Re-Opening Our Schools is Important, But It Won’t Be Easy

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July 16th, 2020

At Governor John Carney’s press conference this week, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting laid out the state-developed guidelines for school re-opening. After four months of valiant attempts at remote learning and DIY summer camp, parents and kids are more than ready for school to open, if it’s safe. Getting kids back in their...

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Delaware Parents on COVID-19: Remote Learning has Been Stressful and Worries about Return to Classrooms 

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July 9th, 2020

As Delaware and the nation inch closer to back-to-school time, local parents say they’re concerned for the health and safety of their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey conducted by Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams, more than 1,000 Delaware parents shared their thoughts on COVID-19, including appraisals of the...

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COVID-19 Throws Curveballs at Legislative Session, but Education Budget Remains Largely Unscathed

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July 7th, 2020

In a historic legislative session—punctuated by the COVID-19 outbreak that suspended the legislature for most of session starting in March—no new bills related to public education were passed. While the pandemic triggered statewide budget cuts and little in the way of new investments, the Fiscal Year 2021 Delaware budget maintains its...

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