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Wilmington City Council adopted three resolutions last week that seek to support the city’s increasingly diverse school-aged population.

 


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The University of Delaware has announced its new Provost.

 

Robin Morgan is the school’s 11th Provost and first woman to serve as UD’s top academic officer in a permanent capacity.

 

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Pablo Picasso’s daughter-in-law Sydney Picasso joined Delaware Art Museum director Sam Sweet at the Pilot School in Wilmington last week.


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With a dispute with the school’s founders apparently resolved, the new leadership at the Delaware Design Lab High School has secured state approval for its request to downsize its authorized enrollment is moving ahead with its $10 million effort to create a 21st century “super school.”


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Gov. John Carney (D) signed an executive order this week creating the Advisory Council on English Learners.  The group will track the state’s progress on the English Learner Strategic Plan released by the Carney Administration in December.


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Students from the first ever graduating class at Delaware State University’s Early College High School receive their diplomas Tuesday.


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Driverless vehicles may be the wave of the future, but what if?  What if a system somehow built into our roadway infrastructure could tell those vehicles whether to speed up or slow down as they merge onto Interstate 95, or where to turn off Kirkwood Highway to avoid a traffic jam a half-mile ahead?

An experiment now under way in the University of Delaware’s Mechanical Engineering department is trying to figure out whether such a system might work and, if so, how it might be put together.


In this week’s Enlighten Me, we head to Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District, home to WMPH and our Generation Voice Youth project.

Students there produce a bevy of interviews and projects on a variety of topics, and we like to highlight some of that work throughout the year here on The Green.

We’re especially excited to share a piece from Mount Pleasant High School junior Amaya Williams, which earned a first place award in the Delaware Press Association’s 2018 High School Communications Contest and first place in the National Federation of Press Women’s national high school competition.


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A Delaware State University student is receiving a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship; it's only the second time in school history that’s happened.

 


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Polls were open in school districts across the state Tuesday for school board elections, but not many showed up.

Turnout was low again.  12 contested races up and down the state only managed to draw a total of 8,644  voters and no race statewide reached 1,800 votes.

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