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School board members question value of state associationĀ 

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Some Delaware school district boards are questioning what they get from their membership in the Delaware School Boards Association. The cost of joining is not insignificant. In Caesar Rodney School Districtā€™s July board meeting, John Marinucci, former executive director of DSBA, said it would cost the district $10,500 per year to be part of the association, That includes a discount …

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Red Clay students lead charge on dress code changesĀ 

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Red Clay Consolidated School District seems on track to adopt a new dress code this summer after months of student-led discussions criticizing the current rules as outdated, racist and objectifying, especially because they are largely enforced by male administrators. ā€œStudents feel like the dress code was only used as a way to get kids in trouble,ā€ said Eileena Mathews, an …

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Appo, Christina families cope with bus strike; VoTech schools go virtual

Betsy Price Entertainment, Headlines

Local 326 bus drivers went strike Thursday, affecting Appoquinimink, New Castle County VoTech and Christiana districts.   Appoquinimink Schools were working Thursday morning to get all their students into classes after some bus drivers went on strike. Appo schools planned to stay open, although spokeswoman Lillian Miles said thatĀ  New Castle County Vo-Tech high schools had chosen to go to …