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College-level tutoring program TeenSHARP is opening its regional headquarters in Wilmington Thursday. TeenSHARP seeks out promising students of color to help prepare them for higher education during Saturday class sessions at the University of Delaware.

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Updated at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 14, 2017.


Indian River School District says it is facing a critical shortage of bus drivers, a little more than a week into the start of the school year.

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LGBTQ youth are four times more likely than their peers to attempt suicide. That’s why the United Way of Delaware wants all Delaware schools to do more to support them.

East Side Charter School

School is just getting underway for students across the First State, and one group is planning a special surprise for students.

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A summer school program for migrant children has wrapped up. But many migrant students are staying this fall – and enrolling in First State districts.

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As a new school year begins, Delaware’s Department of Education has a new arm dedicated to high-needs Wilmington schools. It’s called the Department of Innovation and Improvement, and former Brandywine School District assistant superintendent Dorrell Green is leading it.

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The school year starts this week for many schools in the First State, but some districts are worried they don’t have enough bus drivers to transport students to and from school.


Delaware State Police

Delaware State Police are offering safety guidelines for the new school year, gets underway for many children this week.


Sarah Mueller

Delaware kids living in poverty have a harder time getting through school. That’s why the state has created basic needs closets that students in 45 schools will be able to use. The closets will have free hygiene products, school supplies and clothes.

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The University of Delaware marked another milestone in the development of its STAR Campus Tuesday with the ceremonial “topping off” of the 10-story STAR Tower.