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The Christina School District will see new leadership next school year. 

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Wesley College is asking the state for additional funding and the latest ask is nearly double what it has received already this year.    

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A handful of First State charter schools are seeking renewals this year, and this week the state’s Charter School Accountability Committee met to weigh in on their status.

Contributor Larry Nagengast was at this week’s committee hearing and outlines each school’s situation.

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As enrollment grows in the Indian River School District, residents will be asked to raise taxes to help fund a new Sussex Central High School.


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Delaware’s Secretary of Education Susan Bunting honored 17 schools for their academic achievement. 


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School districts with high or disparate rates of student suspensions will be required by the state to develop plans to address the issue within the next several years.



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A UD researcher is making strides towards figuring out what causes a specific genetic problem in chicken that makes their meat unmarketable. 

The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) is already thinking about summer, putting out the call for summer interns.

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The University of Delaware is planning a new financial technology building at its STAR campus in Newark.

Courtesy of Dorcas Olatunji

This year, the state Board of Education added two new non-voting members: a public high school student and a former state teacher of the year.

Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talked with that first ever student state school board member, Dorcas Olatunji, about what she has learned so far — and what she hopes to accomplish during her term.