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The definition of consent could soon be taught in First State schools.

State Sen. Nicole Poore (D-New Castle) is planning to sponsor a bill that would add teaching consent to health class curriculum starting in the seventh grade.

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


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Delaware’s three county governments have failed to convince a judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit seeking property value reassessments.


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A Wilmington principal was recently honored for her work integrating technology into personalized learning plans for students.


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Pathways is a private-public cooperative helping Delaware students prepare for the workforce. The New York-based global charity Bloomberg Philanthropies gave Pathways a $3.25 million boost Friday.


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Legislation that recently passed the Delaware Senate aims to reduce out-of-school suspensions by encouraging non-punitive disciplinary measures.


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Former Dover charter school Principal Noel Rodriguez was sentenced to 13 months in prison Friday after pleading guilty to federal program theft.

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Delaware’s high school graduation rate went up last year, but the dropout rate also rose. Still Department of Education officials say they expect graduation rates to continue to rise.


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On the heels of the shooting at a Parkland, Florida high school, Delaware students are banding together to take a stand against gun violence, joining school walkouts across the nation March 14.

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Student enrollment has been rising across the state of Delaware - driving up educational costs for the state and school districts. That has some seeking to bolster school districts’ bottom line partly by addressing artificially low property taxes.


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