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Woodbridge High to close for 2 weeks after Covid-19 cases are reported

Woodbridge High School in Sussex County is closing for two weeks due to coronavirus  concerns and will reopen on  Nov.  9. ​​​​​​​According to a release,  several staff members/students at the high school tested positive for...
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Sussex Vo-Tech to extend hybrid teaching mode into 2nd marking...

The Sussex County Vocational Technical School District Board of Education voted to extend the district’s modified remote learning plan into the second marking period, which runs through the end of January. Under the modified remote...
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University of Delaware plans to ramp up testing, spring semester instruction

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis announced plans to offer more face-to-face classes, residence hall accommodations, and campus activities for additional students in the spring semester.   In addition, coronavirus testing will also be ramped up. Assanis...
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University of Delaware adds financial info website following news of $250 million deficit

The University of Delaware has launched a financial information portal. President Dennis Assanis and Trustees Chairman John Cochran wrote in a letter to the university community that "it is important for everyone in the UD...
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School funding settlement welcome news

Good afternoon, News this week of Gov. John Carney agreeing to a settlement over the state's ancient school funding formula is a reason for optimism. Since the decision earlier this year will eventually lead to a...
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Settlement reached in Delaware public school funding case

The group Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware announced a settlement with Gov.  John Carney in their education equity lawsuit. Freeman Williams, on behalf of the Delaware State Conference of Branches of...
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Goldey-Beacom to hold first virtual career fair on Wednesday

Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) announced its first virtual career fair to be held Wednesday, from  3  p.m.  to 5  p.m. Undergraduate, graduate students and alumni will be able to join the Career Fair and meet employers...
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Sussex Tech closing for 2 days after staffers test positive for...

Sussex Tech will close for two days for deep cleaning after two staff members tested positive for coronavirus. The staff members followed proper social distancing and mask-wearing protocols when on campus. People who were in...
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UD orders 5% pay cut for nonunion staff

The University of Delaware will implement a  five percent salary reduction for non-unionized employees, effective November 1. UD is facing a budget gap that could amount to a quarter of billion dollars, due to coronavirus...
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Delaware Tech classes will remain online this spring

Delaware Technical Community College is staying online through Spring 2021, citing the continuing presence of coronavirus. Delaware Tech will continue to provide targeted student support services on its campuses for those who need to access...