Tag: teachers

Why All the Buzz about Literacy This Year?

Early Childhood Education

May 19th, 2022

Delaware leaders have coalesced around early literacy in recent years, adopting a state plan, enacting legislation, and drawing national speakers to support the momentum. The state’s scores on national reading assessments have been stagnant and remain low, with less than half of third graders reading on grade level—an important...

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Delaware Lawmakers Prioritizing Early Care and Education Workforce

Early Childhood Education

May 13th, 2022

In the coming weeks, early childhood workers will be able to access the supplement or “bonus” pay committed in November by Gov. John Carney through American Rescue Plan Act funds. Each early educator will be paid $1,000 upon completing their online profile—which will help the state create its first professional registry, or data...

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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...

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

News

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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