Delaware

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School & District Management Enrollment Data: How Many Students Went Missing in Your State?
America's public school system lost more than 1.4 million students during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an Education Week analysis.
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Students participate in class outside at the Woodland Pond School, a private school  located near Bangor, Maine. Maine experienced one of the nation's largest drops in student enrollment this school year, according to an EdWeek analysis.
Students participate in class outside at the Woodland Pond School, a private school located near Bangor, Maine. Maine experienced one of the nation's largest drops in student enrollment this school year, according to an EdWeek analysis.
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School & District Management More Than 1 Million Students Didn't Enroll During the Pandemic. Will They Come Back?
Education Week analyzed state data to gather a more comprehensive understanding of this year's enrollment loss.
Eesha Pendharkar, June 17, 2021
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States From Our Research Center State Grades on School Finance: 2021 Map and Rankings
Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on school finance, along with how they scored on a host of indicators.
EdWeek Research Center, June 1, 2021
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Education Funding From Our Research Center Nation Earns a 'C' on School Finance, Reflecting Inconsistency in K-12 Funding and Equity
The Edweek Research Center's latest analysis finds a gulf in many states between per-pupil spending and how that K-12 money goes out.
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Teaching Profession Teacher Salaries Are Increasing. See How Your State Compares
The National Education Association warns that some of the progress in teacher pay could be jeopardized by the pandemic.
Madeline Will, April 26, 2021
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States From Our Research Center State and National Highlights Reports (Quality Counts 2021)
The Quality Counts 2021 State Highlights Reports capture the key data you need to assess your state’s performance.
January 19, 2021
Principal Kristina MacBury of Sarah Pyle Academy in Wilmington, Del., checks in with a student from her home office.
Principal Kristina MacBury of Sarah Pyle Academy in Wilmington, Del., checks in with a student from her home office.
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Student Well-Being Schools Struggle to Meet Students' Mounting Mental-Health Needs
Keeping up with students’ growing mental-health needs was a concern for districts long before the pandemic began. It’s even harder now, educators and psychologists say.
Arianna Prothero, May 1, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Delaware
This Quality Counts 2020 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 21, 2020
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States Educational Opportunities and Performance in Delaware
This Quality Counts 2019 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 16, 2019
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Bobbie Wells wipes down a bedside tray in a hospital room in the Christiana Care Health System. Wells and her co-workers use a high-tech, ultraviolet-light cleaning system, which is digitally operated and requires extensive training.
Bobbie Wells wipes down a bedside tray in a hospital room in the Christiana Care Health System. Wells and her co-workers use a high-tech, ultraviolet-light cleaning system, which is digitally operated and requires extensive training.
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College & Workforce Readiness Jobs at All Levels Now Require Digital Literacy. Here's Proof.
Education Week visited Delaware's largest employer for a closer look at how digitization is changing the workplace.
Benjamin Herold, September 25, 2018
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English-Language Learners Dual-Language Learning: Making Teacher and Principal Training a Priority
In this seventh installment on the growth in dual-language learning, two experts from Delaware explore how state education leaders can build capacity to support both students and educators.
Corey Mitchell, September 24, 2018
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Special Education Video Team Sports Promote Social Inclusion for Students With Disabilities
It’s the final game of the season for the Unified Basketball team at Caesar Rodney H.S. in Camden, Del. Students with and without intellectual disabilities are on the same team and ready to win. Unified Sports is a program developed by Special Olympics to help reduce bullying and exclusion and promote healthy activities and social interactions. Unified teams exist in over 5,500 schools nationwide, and in states like Delaware, allow students with disabilities to compete at the varsity level.
March 7, 2018
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School & District Management Delaware Earns a C-Plus on State Report Card, Ranks 17th in Nation
This Quality Counts 2018 Highlights Report captures all the data you need to assess your state's performance on key educational outcomes.
January 17, 2018
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College & Workforce Readiness Opinion In Delaware, Creating Career Pathways for Youths
A statewide initiative aims to enroll half the state's high school students into career pathways to close a "skills gap."
Robert Rothman, November 2, 2017
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