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New High School Charter Options in Kent and Wilmington

News, Policy and Practice

June 21st, 2013

At the June meeting on June 20th, the Delaware State Board of Education approved three new charter high schools—one in Kent County (First State Military Academy) and two in the city of Wilmington (The Delaware Met and Design-Lab High School). All three schools aim to fill a gap in existing choice options and two will replicate deeper learning...


Delaware’s Students are Returning to Public Schools


March 15th, 2013

According to a recent report by the Delaware Department of Education, private school enrollment is the lowest it has been in over twenty years.  Additionally, between the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years, Delaware saw one of the most significant dips in private school enrollment, losing 8.4 percent of its population.  At the same time, public...