Digging Deeper: Five Ways Delaware’s Funding System Doesn’t Add Up

Shyanne Miller

  Delaware invests more than a billion dollars a year in public education, but our state’s method for allocating dollars, many argue, raises serious questions about transparency, efficiency, and equity. The questions aren’t going away, either. Delaware’s public education spending has only grown over the years as student enrollment continues to climb. That’s not all. […]

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What We’re Reading: Artist Shares the Spotlight with School-to-Prison Pipeline

Rachel Wiggans Chan

    What I’m Reading Watching: Notes from the Field, a one-woman show by Anna Deavere Smith   In developing Notes from the Field, Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Anna Deavere Smith interviewed more than 200 people living and working within the fields of education and criminal justice, including parents, students, educators, journalists, elected officials, […]

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5 Headscratchers About Kindergarten Registration in Delaware

Diane Frentzel

Kindergarten registration in Delaware is a notoriously confusing process for parents, with piles of paperwork that differ from district to district and charter to charter, along with varying deadlines for registration and school choice.   There is some hope on the horizon, as for the first time,  the Delaware Readiness Teams have taken the lead […]

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Inspiring a Generation of Little Colonials: Q&A with Dusty Blakey

Matt Amis

Dusty Blakey, Ed.D. was named the superintendent of the Colonial School District in June of 2014. Since then—and throughout his 13-year tenure with the district—Blakey has made early childhood education a major priority.   We talked to Blakey, who also serves on the Delaware Early Childhood Council, about the importance of early learning to the […]

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Solving for Delaware’s Kindergarten Readiness Equation

Diane Frentzel and Madeleine Bayard

  Whether you’ve seen us or not—chances are there’s a Delaware Readiness Team in your neck of the woods, making sure your community’s youngest citizens are as prepared as they can be for the big world that awaits them.   Delaware Readiness Teams are making a major impact up and down the state. We’re a […]

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