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The Delaware Department of Education has launched a new web tool for parents to dive into school data.


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The teachers’ union at the Odyssey Charter School in Greenville has presented a vote of no confidence to the school board. Board President Josiah Wolcott says he will not resign.


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Gov. John Carney is asking for $60 million in new spending to help low-income students and English Language Learners in the First State.

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Recent national data shows high rates of preschool students being suspended or expelled. It’s also an issue in the First State.

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.

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Delaware is getting federal funding to improve its early learning system.

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Residents in the Capital School District will vote on a tax referendum in April.


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A legal fight over education funding in the First State will continue into 2019. Combined with some new faces at Legislative Hall, that likely means more debate over the state’s funding formula.

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Voters in the Indian River School District (IRSD) once again head to the polls for a referendum vote.


Photo from the DE Farm Bureau - Walter Hopkins, right, chair of FCFAA, pre-sents check to the DFBF.

A traveling Ag Lab that serves as a classroom to educate young Delawareans about farming and agriculture, is getting a big boost.