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The Red Clay School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to launch a new committee focused on issues of racial inequity.

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Legislation streamlining the training public school employees receive on issues like child sexual abuse, suicide prevention and bullying is now law.



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Many of the over 180 sites providing food to low-income kids across the state this summer will close their doors Friday – weeks before school resumes.

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Delaware’s Department of Education received the highest federal ranking possible for special education this year.

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Delaware is the first state to get a green light on its federal Every Student Succeeds Act plan.

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Delaware State University has a new Board of Trustees chair  and for the first time in the school’s 126 years it’s a woman.

The Board of Trustees elected Dr. Wilma Mishoe to the post at its semi-annual retreat.

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Cristina Alvarez could hardly be blamed for feeling rather like a mother who has given birth, only to be told that she’s not fit to raise her newborn child.

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With concerns about Delaware Design-Lab High School’s organizational structure and management team apparently resolved by a state Department of Education ruling last week, the charter school’s community is turning its focus to a more controversial issue with huge financial implications.

Delaware is continuing to make progress in its push to increase math and English proficiency in the state’s K-12 students, but that's without some setbacks.


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Delaware submitted its updated Every Student Succeeds Act plan to the federal government last month. But concerns remain among some First State education advocates.