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Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on core math and English skills. They’re also planning ways to help kids catch up through...

Data Lab, TeenSHARP create way to track those apply for federal school money

The groups hope their new dashboard will encourage Delaware students to apply

Appoquinimink warms to later start for middle, high schools

The school board on March 15 will live-stream a workshop on its YouTube channel featuring a sleep expert.

UD ramps up restrictions designed keep COVID cases from continuing to climb

The university brought 4,000 students back to campus for spring and one of the new rules says they are not allowed to have visitors.

Three takeaways on achieving Black excellence and influencing Wilmington’s future

The panelists said that growing up, they had Black role models who lifted them up and showed them what success looks like.

Feds tell Delaware it must offer school testing this spring, but offer options

The testing could take place after schools open in fall of 2021, when more students are expected to be back on classrooms.

Piece of 1968 history: Student protests lead to police, dogs occupying Delaware State campus

A series of student protests around the time of MLK's assassination led to Gov. Charles Terry installing police and dogs on the Dover campus.

DSU explains decision on Wesley athletics

‘The programmatic, regulatory and financial hurdles to operating two athletic programs were either too high and/or uncertain,’ DSU President Tony Allen said.

DSU sets spring football schedule against UD, Howard and South Carolina State

Head Coach Rod Milstead said his Hornets were excited to play, no matter weather or COVID restrictions.

Why high-poverty, racially identifiable schools need money

“We’re laying the foundations for future reforms that are more systemic in nature,” said Tizzy Lockman, a Redding Consortium co-chair and state senator.
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