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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Schools moving toward hybrid in-class remote learning format

Delaware public and charter schools will move toward a hybrid format that combines in-class and remote learning. Gov. John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Susan Bunting made the announcement at the governor's weekly press...
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University of Delaware to keep a majority of its classes online in fall semester

In a message sent to the University of Delaware community President Dennis Assanis announced the majority of classes will be held online during  the fall 2020 semester. The number of students on campus will be...
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University of Delaware cancels fall sports

The University of Delaware's fall sports season has been canceled, due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic. It comes after  the  CAA Football Conference announced  its decision to suspend competition for the upcoming fall football...
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Delaware school reopening guidance issued

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Districts and charter schools will use this guidance to formulate plans for the upcoming school...
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Mass. AG not ruling out new ICE order barring foreign students students from...

The Attorney General of Massachusetts is not ruling out another attempt by the Trump Administration to require that foreign students take in-class courses regardless of safety issues related to Covid-19. Maura Healey had filed the...
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Delaware joins states in suing ICE over order that would deport foreign students if...

Update: The Trump administration rescinded the order.  Delaware has joined attorneys general from Massachusetts and 16 other states in suing the federal government over a decision that could lead to foreign students being deported.  The directive...
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West Chester University will stick with online classes in the fall

  In a policy shift, West Chester University will stick with online classes in the fall semester. President Christopher Fiorentino made the announcement in a letter to the university community. Fiorentino cited the spread of coronavirus to...
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Delaware Tech to remain online this fall

Delaware Technical Community College students will not head back to its campuses this fall.  "In light of the health data we’ve been monitoring throughout the summer, we have decided to maintain the current distance learning...
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Delaware State University to acquire Wesley College

(Due to an editing error (failure to check a box), the lead story was not included in the earlier newsletter) Delaware State University and Wesley College have announced a merger agreement, subject to a number...
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DSU to open residence halls, offer classes, sports in Fall Semester

Delaware State University will return to on-campus classes and living for the Fall 2020 semester under a strategy that includes regular  Covid-19 testing, social distancing, and hybrid in-person and virtual instruction.   The plan announced...