House Bill 430 is the state's latest attempt to combat its teacher shortage.

More legislation in the works to address teacher shortage

Jarek Rutz Delaware Live, Education, Headlines

A bill that would help address the state’s lingering concern over a teacher shortage was unanimously released by the Senate Education Committee Wednesday.  House Bill 430, now headed to the Senate floor, would encourage schools to begin a Grow Your Own Educator Program, which supporters believe will improve recruitment, retention and diversity of teachers in the First State’s public schools. …

Johnny Mercer standing posing for the camera

St. Marks wins 1st D2 cross country title

Glenn Frazer Sports

Brynn Crandell of Indian River won individual honors.     After finishing second the previous two years to Ursuline, the St. Mark’s girls cross country team won their first championship since 2006 when they competed in Division One. The conditions Saturday at Brandywine Creek State Park for the Division 2 girls race were the worst of the day as wind-swept …

a group of football players on a field

St Elizabeth’s defense holds off late Indian River drive

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

St Elizabeth’s defense swarms the Indian River Ball Carrier Two goal-line stands, along with a few drive-ending turnovers, helped St. Elizabeth preserve its lead over Indian River as the Vikings remained unbeaten after a 14-7 victory Thursday night at Abessinio Stadium. The Vikings staked themselves to a 14-0 lead at halftime with two second-quarter touchdowns. Their first score wrapped up …