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 …

Delaware students performed worse on math tests in the past three years than any other state.

Report: Delaware math, reading scores drop tops state lists

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delaware test scores have fallen to the bottom of the heap since 2019, with some worse than any other state, according to the Nationā€™s Report Card, which was released Monday.Ā  From 2019 to 2022, the average scores for Delaware fourth-graders on the math assessment dropped by 14 points, the steepest of any state.Ā  ā€œIn Delaware specifically, our scores were decimated,ā€ …