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Delaware Public Media's coverage of First State education issues

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University of Delaware

The University of Delaware’s School of Public Policy and Administration now bares a very familiar name.

UD has renamed the school for one of its most prominent alumni, former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Dr. Wilma Mishoe was officially installed as Delaware State University president at an investiture ceremony Saturday.


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Occasionally, The Green takes time to highlight work created by students.

This week, we head to Newark to hear from student voices at the University Of Delaware, telling stories about issues and topics they find interesting and important.

These pieces were produced by UD Communications students for a class taught by Nancy Karibjanian, long-time First State journalist, Director of UD’s Center for Political Communication, and one of founders of Delaware Public Media.


A lawsuit calling for the First State to change how it funds its public education system survived another challenge Tuesday.


Delaware State University put in its state budget request for fiscal year 2020 this week.

The university is seeking $54.5 million for operating costs and more than $105 million to cover deferred maintenance needs.

New Castle County

Wilmington nonprofit West End Neighborhood House and New Castle County are expanding their career programs for area youth.


The state of Delaware has released school ratings under its new system for measuring school performance.


Enrollment at Delaware State University continues to grow. DSU is another step closer to reaching its expressed goal of 5,000 students by 2020.

Office of the Governor/First Chance Delaware

Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney recently launched the First State’s first statewide kindergarten registration campaign.

 


Delaware Public Media

New Castle County residents south of the C&D canal are getting a new library.


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