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The Teen Warehouse after-school center coming to Wilmington later this year just secured some new funding.

via Red Clay Consolidated School District Facebook page

The Red Clay Consolidated School District is moving forward in its search for a new superintendent.

The school board has settled on two finalists.

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Delaware Tech is trying again this year to garner support from lawmakers allowing the school to issue debt for capital projects.

The state is helping Delaware State University purchase new airplanes.


DSU is receiving $3.4 million from Delaware’s Higher Education Economic Development Fund—a competitive grant program also available to the University of Delaware and Delaware Tech.




Larry Nagengast / Delaware Public Media

Blankets for foster children, placemats for soup kitchens, hygiene kits for the homeless, books for young readers, potted plants for senior citizens.

Students and parents at Tower Hill School didn’t have something for everyone in need on Monday, but they had more than enough to go around as they marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day of community service.

Larry Nagengast / Delaware Public Media

Several other schools in New Castle County conducted community service activities associated with the commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jordan Estock / Concord High School

Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Contest is recognizing the work of a North Wilmington high school.

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


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

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.


Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

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