Laura Burgos appears to be the first executive director for the Wilmington Learning Collaborative.

Learning collab executive director frontrunner sets priorities

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

The only finalist for the job of executive director of the Wilmington Learning Collaborative established her goals, described her stances on key education issues and answered some fun personality questions during a town hall Tuesday night.  “The pace of change doesn’t always align with what we want to see immediately,” said Wilmington resident Laura Burgos. “I think we have an …

Wilmington Learning Collaborative officials discussed Friday the next steps for the equity-focused group. (Pexels)

Learning Collab council grapples with leader, meetings

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

In Friday’s first public meeting of the Wilmington Learning Collaborative’s board, members focused on ironing out the specifics on how the organization will move forward. Among the issues they tackled were selecting a temporary secretary to handle organization issues; setting meeting times; and forming committees to tackle the three main goals of the board. The collaborative is designed to improve …


Learning Collab districts to meet; test scores for city schools

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Brandywine, Red Clay and Christina school districts will meet Aug. 30 with the Department of Education and the governor’s office to discuss joining the Wilmington Learning Collaborative. The announcement came at Brandywine’s school board meeting Monday, where the district once again delayed a vote on whether to join.  Board President John Skrobot III said that the date is tentative and …