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 survivalĀ 

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. ā€œWhat real love means is we bear all things, because these are just kids,ā€ said math teacher Anthony Davis, choking up with tears. ā€œThese students come to Great Oaks and we see the best in them, not …

Great Oaks has a current enrollment of 236 students, 37% smaller than its authorized enrollment. (Great Oaks Charter School - Wilmington Facebook)

Great Oaks Charterā€™s low enrollment leads to state review

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Concerns about enrollment numbers at Great Oaks Charter School in Wilmington have triggeredĀ  a formal review by the Delaware Department of Education. The school serves eighth through twelfth grade and has a student body of more than 80% Black students. The review will be conducted by the Charter School Accountability Committee to determine if Great Oaks has violated terms of …