Red Clay and Colonial school districts were the biggest funding beneficiaries of this year's certificate of necessity approvals.

Colonial, Red Clay biggest winners in state funding requests

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The state Department of Education has made some school districts very happy by deeming their requests for state funding necessary to fulfill building projects. For fiscal year 2025, the Department of Education approved 50 certificate of necessity requests, 44 of which involved state funding. They were concentrated in six districts. Districts submit certificates of necessity each year to the department, …

This year's SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference was held in Atlanta. 

13 Del. students win awards at national skills competition

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Thirteen First state high schoolers were recognized among 16,000 participants in this year’s SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta.  Students, including 41 Delawareans, participated in events involving construction trades, video broadcasting, graphic arts, automotive trades and leadership skills.  Three students secured top 10 finishes in their specialty, and 11 students received SkillPoint awards, which represent achievement in demonstrating …