Science Olympiad teams meet some real world problems when events move outside

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      When you move a science competition outside, there’s all sort of real-world conditions that pop up that you’d never have to contend with in an indoor setting. Rockets that get caught in trees, not gym rafters. Planes that land on roofs that wouldn’t have been there. Parking lots that slope down to allow rain to run off, …

Delaware schools plan to help students with summer and other programs.

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

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  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 various programs in the summer and when they return to school in the fall. “We’re trying our best to …