All three districts have voted to create and join the Wilmington Learning Collaborative.

3 for 3: Red Clay says yes to Learning Collab

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Red Clay Consolidated School District voted unanimously Wednesday night to create and join the Wilmington Learning Collaborative. That makes them the third and final district to commit. Christina and Brandywine school boards already had agreed to sign the memorandum of understanding to create the agency.  Red Clay Board Member Adriana Bohm for weeks has called for the version of the …

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Why so few school board forums? Candidates wouldn’t respond

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Many school board candidates approached about participating in forums never responded, organizers say.   While the six school board forums organized to allow community members to meet their candidates wrap up tomorrow, some have asked why there aren’t forums being held in every  contentious district.  Smyrna, for example, has seven candidates campaigning for just two seats.  Woodbridge, Lake Forest, Seaford, …

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Red Clay, Capital school board candidates answer forum questions

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Left to right: Ashley Sabo (Red Clay), Jim Casper (Red Clay), Vic Leonard (Red Clay), Felicia Duggins (Capital), Joan Engel (Capital). Tuesday night’s forums designed to introduce school board candidates to their communities in the Red Clay and Capital school districts featured no fireworks, arguments or debate. The closest either forum got to controversy was when Red Clay candidate Jim …

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Conservatives marshal forces as school board elections near

Charles MegginsonEducation, Headlines

Republicans are going all in this year to support their candidates for school board elections that take place in three weeks.  The Delaware State Republican Party is sponsoring a “Super Saturday Day of Action” Saturday to encourage volunteers to meet candidates and help them campaign The right-wing Patriots of Delaware this week sent out an email saying “it’s time to …