Tag: lawsuit

What’s New with Delaware’s Education Funding System?

Funding and Equity

June 24th, 2022

The long march to modernize Delaware’s school funding system continues on, as the state continues to see changes stemming from recent actions by Gov. John Carney’s administration and the General Assembly. One of the major drivers of these changes was the Delawareans for Educational Opportunity v Carney lawsuit settlement from...

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Delaware School Funding Settlement: What it Means

Funding and Equity, News

November 18th, 2020

As has been widely reported, a settlement was announced last month in the ongoing lawsuit over Delaware’s school funding system. The agreement was reached between Delaware and civil rights groups Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware. What does it all mean? Here’s how the settlement could impact the state...

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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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UPDATED: 9 Questions (and Answers) about Property Reassessment in Delaware

Funding and Equity, News

May 11th, 2020

UPDATED: March 22, 2021 1. What is the status of the “county track” of the Delawareans for Educational Opportunity v. Carney? As of February 25, Kent county has agreed to full property reassessment by 2024 as part of the funding lawsuit. The Kent County agreement is similar to New Castle County’s agreement announced in early...

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