Indian River votes ‘no confidence’ in mask mandate, to petition for change

Charles Megginson Education, Government, Headlines

Gov. John Carney’s order that school kids must wear masks continues to gather complaints. Photo by Bree Stonebraker.   Indian River School District on Monday voted “no confidence” in the governor’s school mask mandate and agreed to submit a petition urging the order to be reconsidered or revised.  The Sussex County meeting, held outside on the football field to avoid …

So few kids took assessment tests last year, scores can’t be compared

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

The Delaware Department of Education says student achievement scores can’t be compared to previous years. Photo by Jessica Lewis/Pexels   The Delaware Department of Education on Tuesday released the results of the 2020-21 school year and said so few kids took the tests that the statistics can’t be compared year to year. For example, only 60% of students took the …