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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Governor announces effort to aid English learners, low income students

 Gov. John Carney, joined by legislators and education officials announced a $60 million plan aimed at improving the academic performance of English learners and low-income students. The  three-year,$60 million Opportunity Funding initiative earmarks resources toward...

(Updated) Tatnall School board appoints interim head after abrupt departure of his predecessor

The head of Tatnall School has departed the private institution. A  statement was issued by the school on Wednesday morning. "The Tatnall School Board of Trustees announced today the departure of Christopher R. Tompkins, who has...

Delaware wins $4.2 million early childhood education grant

Delaware  won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system.  The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their...

Newark ranks 92nd in college town listing

Newark ranked 92nd in a ranking of 400 college towns in a report  from financial advice site WalletHub. The college town is the home of the University of Delaware, a land grant-research institution. If you are...

Ground broken for athletic training center and upgraded UD stadium

A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for stadium renovation and the Whitney Athletic Center at the University of Delaware. The projects are a part of the  $60 million Build Our Home fundraising initiative for...

UD’s new School of Public Policy named in honor of Biden

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis announced the establishment of the Joseph R. Biden, Jr. School of Public Policy and Administration  at the semiannual meeting of UD’s Board of Trustees. Assanis welcomed the former vice president...

Brain Balance announces expansion of development services for children

The Brain Balance Achievement Center in Pike Creek  announced an expansion designed to support more families in the region who are struggling with behavioral, social and academic issues.   “The new additional staff will enable our...

Energize Delaware provides loan for Sussex school’s solar array

Energize Delaware   participated in The Jefferson School’s groundbreaking celebration for their new 141 kW solar array with battery backup. The system is part of larger expansion of The Jefferson School’s campus, and in keeping...

Sussex Tech spells out applicant lottery process

The  Sussex Technical Board of Education moving toward  a freshman admissions policy that spells out  past practices and puts the random lottery process formally in the hands of the href="https://www.dataservice.org/">state Data Service Center. Sussex Tech...

Abessinio Foundation makes $16 million gift to Salesianium’s stadium, endowment fund

Salesianum School, Wilmington,  announced a  $16 million gift from the Rocco A. and Mary Abessinio Foundation to fund a new multi-use stadium complex and support the school's endowment. This gift is the third largest to...