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April 21, 2017

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Delaware News The News Journal Delaware gets $7.65M early education grant Officials say a $7.65 million, five-year grant will not only expand early childhood education in Delaware but help low-income families with young children access housing, food and job support. Gov. John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced the grant Thursday during a […]


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April 20, 2017

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Delaware News The News Journal UD program promotes music among low-income students For Xiang Gao, a violinist, the power of music is incomparable — it can illuminate, transform and heal, he says. Music makes the world a better place, Gao believes, and can turn lives around. For kids, it can represent opportunity and solace. It […]


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April 19, 2017

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April 19, 2017 Delaware News Delaware Public Media State budget shortfall grows larger according to latest revenue estimate Delaware’s budget shortfall continues to grow, now hovering just below $400 million for fiscal year 2018. The additional bad news comes just weeks after Gov. Carney unveiled his $4.1 billion budget plan that seeks to address the […]


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April 18, 2017

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April 18, 2017 Delaware News Associated Press Absences, fitness, atmosphere are new ways to track schools States are beginning to outline new ways to evaluate their schools, mixing traditional measures like test scores with things like physical fitness and whether children feel safe in school. Connecticut and Delaware, among others, also will be tracking college […]


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April 17, 2017

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Delaware News Rodel Blog Delaware in the national Pathways spotlight: 5 takeaways Last month, from up on stage at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, Beatriz Ramirez told her story. Today a senior at William Penn High School, Beatriz originally came to the U.S. not speaking English as a first language. She felt isolated at […]


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April 13, 2017

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Delaware News Rodel Blog Delaware in the national Pathways spotlight: 5 takeaways Last month, from up on stage at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, Beatriz Ramirez told her story. Today a senior at William Penn High School, Beatriz originally came to the U.S. not speaking English as a first language. She felt isolated at […]


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April 12, 2017

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Delaware News Jobs for the Future Delaware Pathways leading the way Blog post by Amy Loyd, associate vice president at Jobs for the Future Recently, education, workforce development, and government leaders from our national Pathways to Prosperity Network gathered in Wilmington, Delaware to learn from each other, strengthen our cross-sector partnerships, and celebrate success. A […]


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April 11, 2017

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Delaware News Newark Post School board candidates debate budget, community engagement Candidates in the upcoming Christina School Board election faced off Monday during a forum at Newark High School, where they shared their qualifications and experiences while offering solutions to problems facing the district. Residents of the district will cast their votes on May 9. […]


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April 10, 2017

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Delaware News Brandywine Buzz Social emotional learning Commentary by Paul Herdman, president and ceo of the Rodel Foundation of Delaware Back in the 1980s, when I was a teacher in one of New York City’s largest high schools, George Washington High School, I got a sense of what my students needed to grow up to […]


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April 7, 2017

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Delaware News Delaware Business Times Advocates for education build bridges between ideas and policy If there was a theme that reverberated in the 150 interviews Atnre Alleyne conducted last year about Delaware’s education system, it was the perception that only the insiders have their thumb “heavy on the scales of decisions.” “So I wanted to […]


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