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In this week’s Enlighten Me, we visit to WMPH and Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District, one of the two schools we’ve partnered with on our to our Generation Voice Youth Media project

Students there - and at our other partner WMHS at McKean High School in the Red Clay School District - produce a bevy of interviews and projects on a variety of topics throughout the year. And from time to time we like to highlight some of that work here on The Green.

This week, we share a podcast production.

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Hagley Museum’s annual Invention Convention is getting a reboot. It’s now called STEMtastic Weekends:

 

 


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The Indian River School District (IRSD) is hosting four public meetings in an effort to build support for their capital improvement referendum next month.


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Odyssey Charter School’s charter renewal was approved last month – as long as it fulfills all requirements of its probation. 

But questions about the school’s finances linger, even after an audit required as part of its probation was completed.  Contributor Larry Nagengast explains why.

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Three charter schools – one in each county – are asking the state Department of Education to expand their operations.

The requests, called “major modifications” of the schools’ charters, were filed by the Newark Charter School, the Sussex Academy and the Academy of Dover.

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A University of Delaware professor has developed a new technology that can pull Carbon Dioxide out of the atmosphere and store the greenhouse gas to be used later as fuel.

Delaware Public Media’s Nick Ciolino recently spoke with UD’s Development Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Bingjun Xu about the invention and its potential large scale application. 

 


In this week’s Enlighten Me, we visit to WMPH and Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District, one of the two schools we’ve partnered with on our to our Generation Voice Youth Media project

Students there - and at our other partner WMHS at McKean High School in the Red Clay School District - produce a bevy of interviews and projects on a variety of topics throughout the year. And from time to time we like to highlight some of that work here on The Green.

This week, we share with you a pair of thoughtful features produced at Mount Pleasant’s WMPH.

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One Delaware school district proposes changing the current state testing system.

The Brandywine School District’s Board unanimously passed a resolution last month saying the current Smarter Balanced test is not the correct assessment for students.

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The new year brings a new president at Delaware State University.

Tony Allen is the 12th president in Delaware State University’s 129-year history.


Courtesy of the Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation

A Dover native has won a scholarship that honors a victim of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in 2018. 

 


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