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'The Next Normal': Rethinking summer learning through an equitable lens | Opinion
May 6, 6:20 AM: We must take a hard look at our summer schools and programs, their purpose and design them in a way that puts student learning unapologetically front and center. At Freire Charter School Wilmington, we are pushing >
State plan for students to catch up includes summer school, longer days, access to online materials
Apr 28, 6:55 AM: The state on Tuesday announced accelerated learning plans to help students recoup learning loss brought on by the pandemic and virtual learning – a plan largely focused on educator trainings and access to independent >
UD expanding entrepreneurship program for high schools
Apr 16, 7:12 AM: The University of Delaware is launching an expansion of its EntreX Lab program, providing entrepreneurship education and a dual-enrollment course to 10 additional Delaware high schools.
'We owe them an opportunity' | Bill would expand scholarship access to 'retool' Delaware's post-COVID workforce
Apr 14, 6:03 AM: New legislation being introduced by state Sen. Nicole Poore looks to boost Delaware's workforce coming out of the pandemic by providing free college credits to Delaware Technical Community College to prepare job-seeking >
"Connection is part of the cure": high school seniors test platform to help patients
Apr 9, 6:56 AM: Cyrus Rosen was preparing for his freshman year at the Charter School of Wilmington when his mother shared her past struggles in college with a rare autoimmune disease.
Delaware's students deserve leaders willing to make bold reforms today | Opinion
Mar 24, 5:43 AM: After decades of growing disparities, Delaware is poised to deliver bold and decisive action to improve our public schools and support brighter futures for all children, regardless of their zip code or their family’s >
Private religious schools get COVID boost
Feb 8, 6:28 AM: Educators have faced a fair share of hurdles amid COVID-19. In the public school sector, this year marked the first time in at least a decade Delaware has seen a decrease in public school enrollment, with a reported >
High-quality education must be a priority for every Delaware student | Opinion
Jan 29, 9:08 AM: What if we channeled our fear, grief, anger and hope to think big and different right now? To be brave enough together to face what is not working and for whom, to commit to innovation, and double down on our bright spots, >
‘Too much too fast’: Teachers union objects to Delaware schools’ hybrid return
Jan 14, 7:28 AM: Yet now is not the time, Ingram asserts, even as most K-12 public schools reopened to hybrid learning this week after Gov. John Carney “strongly urged” districts and charter schools to make that move. >
Christina teachers hold drive-in rally urging district to return to virtual learning
Jan 13, 7:48 AM: The parking lot of Christina’s Gauger-Cobbs Middle School was filled with the sounds of honking horns from about 50 cars Tuesday night, as members of the district’s teacher’s union gathered to urge board members and the >
Delaware kids need whole child education, now more than ever | Opinion
Jan 12, 6:11 AM: Little did I suspect two years ago what a critical role our charter identity and social-emotional focus would play as COVID-19 shuttered schools and disrupted learning across Delaware.
Delaware public schools worry about staffing levels with lower enrollment
Dec 22, 6:39 AM: With student enrollment down in Delaware’s public schools, the units — i.e., educational staff — could also take a hit.
Delaware's public school enrollment is down; do funding cuts lie ahead?
Dec 16, 7:08 AM: After years of steady growth, Delaware public schools saw a decrease in enrollment across the state, reflecting national trends likely driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
More Delaware students than ever are failing because of COVID pandemic
Dec 3, 7:39 AM: Since the school year started in September, teachers have watched student grades slip drastically, resulting in failure rates unseen before the pandemic. Report cards from the first marking period reveal an increase. >
State teachers union calls for more oversight of school reopening plans
Nov 23, 7:20 AM: The state teachers union is calling for stronger leadership and oversight of reopening plans at the school district level. In order for teachers to feel that they can keep their classrooms safe, the union argues, they must >
How a tiny Islamic school in Newark came to serve more than 1 million meals throughout the pandemic
Oct 27, 6:07 AM: The small Islamic school has served 1.3 million meals since March. Serving from 5,000 to 7,000 meals a day, that’s more than even Delaware’s largest school districts.
Under pressure from parents, Newark Charter accelerates reopening timeline
Oct 22, 6:20 AM: Many parents attending the meeting both in-person and online were dissatisfied and called on administrators to accelerate the schedule for bringing students back, though others defended the plan or even urged the school to >
Divided classrooms: The view of the pandemic from Delaware students’ seats
Oct 19, 8:05 AM: Students are caught in the upheaval of a pandemic. Here is a glimpse into their lives as they don't just learn history, they make it.
Advocates and state settle educational equity lawsuit
Oct 13, 6:24 AM: The suit seeking to reshape education funding in the First State will not go to trial. The state and education advocates announced a settlement Monday.
'A whole new world': Teachers see challenges and advantages with virtual learning
Oct 7, 7:16 AM: Pitoniak constantly adjusts her teaching methods to fit the type of student she’s instructing. The longtime educator teaches high school students looking for final credits, but also students with severe disabilities who >



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