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The anticipated blossoming of charter schools near Wilmington’s Rodney Square hasn’t worked out quite as envisioned, but four city charters say they’re thriving as they deepen their downtown roots.

Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

A new survey finds most First State teachers think social and emotional learning is critical to a student’s success.  


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The results of a 2015 school referendum in the Red Clay School District won’t change, despite a court ruling saying district officials violated state law.

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Delaware’s attorney general has decided to stay out of a contentious fight in the General Assembly over charter school enrollment.


University of Delaware

University of Delaware unveils a new cybersecurity suite this weekend, about a week after the world suffered its largest-ever ransomware attack.


Delaware State University is getting nearly $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to help bolster diversity in the biomedical fields.



For black students, having a teacher who looks like them can significantly improve the student’s chances of going to college, and not dropping out.

Recently, students in our Generation Voice youth media project at Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District were tasked with finding a compelling story outside the school’s walls. One of them - sophomore Ayman Chowdhury - decided to step out of his comfort zone and approach a homeless man in Rodney Square for an interview.  Here’s what he produced from that conversation.

Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

133 Colonial School District staff members stand to lose their jobs if voters reject a second tax referendum next month.

The University of Delaware received a record number of applications for admissions this year.