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Red Clay backs off official review of Wilmington Charter

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  Red Clay’s school board will not be conducting a compliance or governance review on The Charter School of Wilmington. Instead, the Red Clay Consolidated School District board seemed satisfied with Charter’s answers to a letter about how the school will comply with criticisms from the Delaware attorney general’s office. Red Clay also will pay attention to Charter’s June 28 …

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5 First State students named Presidential Scholars

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  Five Delaware students, all from charter schools, have been named a 2022 Presidential Scholar. That national award honors them for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. The list included:  Claire Andreasen, Arjan Singh Kahlon and David Ziqi Yan from the Charter School of Wilmington Karen Netto from MOT Charter High School Sreeya Pittala …

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DMA needs comeback win to defeat Charter

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Drew Simpson of DMA went 2-4 scoring a run and knocking in one, photo by Nick Halliday The No.6 Delaware Military Academy (DMA) Seahawks hosted the Charter School of Wilmington Tuesday night at Frawley Stadium. In a pitcher’s duel the Seahawks trailed 1-0 late in the game during the Diamond State conference matchup.  The Seahawks finally got to Charters’ pitcher, …

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Red Clay to bring up Wilmington Charter review again in May

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

The Red Clay School District Board’s motion to review the Charter School of Wilmington did not pass last week, but is expected to return in May. Photo by Getty Images   The Red Clay Consolidated School District Board did not have enough votes last week to initiate a review of the Charter School of Wilmington. While the board seemed to …

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Red Clay board votes on compliance review of Wilmington Charter

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

The Red Clay move follows months of complaints from parents about Wilmington Charter. Photo by Pixabay.   UPDATE: The motion to do a compliance review did not pass because board rules require at least 4 yes votes, board chair Cathy Thompson said Monday.  One board member was absent. She expects the issue to come up again in May when all …