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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Odyssey Charter School now on probation for governance, finance issues

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting placed Odyssey Charter School on probation until June 30, 2020. Wtih 1,800 students, Odessey is one of the state's largest  charter schools. The school has been under fire for...

College Ave survey: Students borrow for college without a lot of confidence that debt...

For many students, student loans are a part of the college experience: 43 percent tap federal student loans and 12 percent borrow with private student loans, according to the College Ave Student Loans survey of 1,019...

Retreat at Newark luxury student housing complex sells for $48 million

Vesper Holdings, a privately-held real estate investment firm based in New York City,  acquired The Retreat at Newark located near the University of Delaware campus for a reported $48 million. With this latest transaction, Vesper's...

Trending: Charter school committee recommends putting Odyssey on probation

The Delaware Department of Education's Charter School Accountability Committee (CSAC)  has voted to recommend placing Odyssey Charter School on probation.  The recommendation includes a state audit for  Odyssey. Odyssey is one of the state's largest charter...

5 former ITT Institute students in Delaware get student loan relief

Delwaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced that her office’s Consumer Protection Unit has secured an agreement to recover $23,362 in debt relief for five  former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a...

Sports  host Stephan A. Smith to bring ESPN show to Wilmington in Sept.

Wilmington  Mayor Mike Purzycki announced that national sports commentator  Stephen A. Smith will be Wilmington’s official HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Ambassador for the city’s Annual HBCU Week and College Fair. Stephen announced   he is...

Del. employers have until July 1 to distribute sexual harassment info sheet

Businesses are being advised that an information sheet on sexual harassment must be distributed to all employees by July 1. Last summer, Gov. John Carney signed HB 360 into law, which requires the distribution of...

Wilmington University expands online offerings to Walmart employees through its $1 a day education...

Wilmington University  has been selected to participate in Walmart’s Live Better U education benefit program as part of an expansion announced this week at the retailer’s shareholders meeting. Through the university’s partnership with Guild Education,...

Hong Kong officials learn about College of Art & Design and NextFab...

Delaware College of Art and Design and community partner NextFab, both of Wilmington, recently co-hosted a visit from representatives of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York. HKETONY director Joanne Chu and...

Construction helper employment program launched in Delaware

Generation has launched a new construction employment program with the support of the Wilmington Leaders Alliance (WLA), the Associated Builders and Contractors — Delaware Chapter (ABC), and Williamson College of the Trades, Media, PA. Designed...