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Widener Law, DSU nursing may join $57M Wilmington education hub

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Longwood Foundation, Bank of America and area governments plan to invest $57 million in an education hub that will go into one of the former MBNA buildings near Rodney Square. The hub, to be called The Bridge, is expected to bring the Widener University Delaware Law School, University of Delaware Associates program and Delaware State University nursing to the building …

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Schools await final $3.8M for downtown gym, learning center

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Three schools sharing the same building in downtown Wilmington are eagerly awaiting the hoped-for completion of an $18 million project to build a gym, theater and early learning center. ¬†Kuumba Academy Charter School, Great Oaks Charter School ¬†and High Road School of Delaware share the Community Education Building. Formerly a MBNA office building. the Community Ed building is meant to …

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New Castle leaders celebrate ‚ÄėExcellence in Education‚Äô¬†

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A stunning sunset shone through the glass walls of the Community Education Building in downtown Wilmington Monday night as community leaders celebrated the state‚Äôs educational advancements. The ‚ÄúExcellence in Education‚ÄĚ event brought together heads of schools, executives of local community organizations, education advocates, state politicians, teachers and more.¬† Those in attendance ‚Äď some of whom gave brief speeches ‚Äď included …

The Community Education Building, which is home to Kuumba Academy Charter School in downtown Wilmington.

Kuumba’s $2.4M grant will expand wellness, after school programs

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Kuumba Academy, a Wilmington charter school, will use a $2.4 million state grant to expand its health center and summer school program. The school will start receiving money from the grant — called a wraparound grant because it can be used to pay for school services outside the classroom — in January. Through the same grant, Capital‚Äôs Towne Point Elementary …

Great Oaks Behavioral Specialist Shaun Cooper addresses the crowd of parents, teachers and students. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Emotional Great Oaks community pleads for school survival 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Great Oaks Charter parents, students and teachers laughed, cried and pleaded with an Education Department representative Thursday for the survival of their school. ‚ÄúWhat real love means is we bear all things, because these are just kids,‚ÄĚ said math teacher Anthony Davis, choking up with tears. ‚ÄúThese students come to Great Oaks and we see the best in them, not …

The Community Education Building is located at 1200 N. French Street in Wilmington.

Community Education Building reintroduces itself with block party

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A block party Saturday at the Community Education Building in downtown Wilmington will feature free food, entertainment and even free sports physicals. ‚ÄúThis is our re-introduction to the community,‚ÄĚ said Tamarra Morris, chief operating officer of the CEB. ‚ÄúA lot of people have no idea what we’re doing here in this building, so we want to make sure that we …