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Gov. John Carney says no end of the year evaluations for Delaware teachers
May 11, 8:07 AM: End of the year evaluations, professional development requirements and assessments for Delaware teachers have been waived in the wake of coronavirus, according to the latest modification to Gov. John Carney's State of >
Delaware public schools are beginning remote learning. But should they fear future lawsuits?
Apr 1, 7:02 AM: While students have been out of school for just over two weeks because of coronavirus, many of the traditional public districts are still working out how to do remote learning.
New formal review of Odyssey Charter gets underway
Mar 3, 8:09 AM: Monday’s 45 minute meeting included discussion of the board’s effectiveness in the wake of recorded comments by board members about “building a wall” between Odyssey and the adjacent dual-language Academia Antonia Alonso, >
Teacher pay in Delaware: Charter school teacher salaries
Mar 2, 7:24 AM: Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt and Brooke Schultz of the Delaware State News examined public school teacher salaries at districts across the First State, but where do charter school teacher salaries fit in? >
Wilmington’s Eastside Charter takes new approach to getting students ready for high school
Oct 7, 5:13 AM: The transition from middle school to high school is a daunting one for many students.  So one Wilmington charter school is trying to ease that move with a new honors program called APEX.
Las Américas ASPIRA Academy brings another charter high school to Newark
Aug 30, 7:16 AM: The Spanish-immersion school’s expansion brings a second charter high school to the Newark area. Newark Charter School is now the only charter high school in the city.
Students may get free bus passes to Delaware schools thanks to new legislation
Aug 6, 7:50 AM: On Tuesday, Gov. John Carney is set to sign Senate Bill 166, which will allow district and charter schools to buy and provide annual passes for students to use buses from the Delaware Transit Corp.
Newark student named high school environmentalist of the year
Jul 30, 7:29 AM: A Newark Charter School alumnus was recognized last week for his work to improve the environment. Sabin Lowe, 19, was named a Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control high school environmentalist of the >
Odyssey Charter placed on probation by State Board of Education
Jul 19, 7:09 AM: If it wishes to remain open, Odyssey Charter School must change its board so that members of a Greek-American fraternal group no longer hold a majority of seats.
Public gives comments on possible probation for Odyssey Charter School
Jul 9, 5:41 AM: The Odyssey Charter School community gave public comments Monday night on a proposal to place the school on probation. Education Secretary Susan Bunting is set to present a final decision on Odyssey’s immediate fate to the >
New Sussex charter school eyes 2021 opening
Jul 3, 5:59 AM: The board’s idea is a public high school, starting with grades 9 and 10 and growing into grades 11 and 12. Their mission is to create students who are both globally- and community-minded leaders through service learning. >
Delaware Charter Schools get Good Grades for 2018-19 year
Jun 24, 7:59 AM: Kendall Massett said the 2018-19 school year exemplified how charter schools in general are supposed to work.
Bill would force state auditor to audit charter schools
Jun 7, 7:19 AM: Lawmakers have introduced a bill requiring Delaware’s state auditor to conduct or contract for an audit of any charter school upon request by legislators or other state officials.
All MOT Charter seniors offerered college acceptance
May 17, 6:54 AM: This is the second year in a row for that achievement. Meanwhile, Simone Charlemagne became the first student from MOT Charter School to receive an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Proposed charter school would focus on area’s under-served youth
Apr 5, 6:52 AM: Although many in the area know Christy Taylor as a music instructor and musician, her speech to the Shore Democrats on Wednesday, March 20, centered on a different passion. Taylor — who has taught music in the Indian River >
Newark Charter students learn job skills through partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings
Jan 17, 5:52 AM: Before the doors open and customers place their orders at Buffalo Wild Wings, a good amount of preparation goes into the average day. Luckily, three Newark Charter School students are there to help – part of a program that >
State seeks to create more charter school seats with federal funds
Dec 17, 6:02 AM: Earlier this fall, Delaware received a $10.4 million grant from the U.S. Dept. of Education to improve state’s charter school system.
Newark Charter students create projects with real-life applications
Oct 19, 6:25 AM: Dual School connects students from schools like Newark Charter, William Penn, The Charter School of Wilmington, Cab Calloway, Concord High, Conrad Schools of Science and others. It also matches students with a mentor, who >
City, UD officials say Christina School District's reputation hurts economic development in Newark
Oct 18, 5:19 AM: The perception and reputation of the Christina School District was thrust into the spotlight after several recent public meetings touched on the education system’s influence on the city.
First State hopes to expand charter seats with federal grant
Oct 15, 4:28 AM: Officials say the funding will support sharing best practices between charter schools and other public schools and strengthening the charter school authorization process.  It will also provide sub-grants to new charter >



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