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The president of the Delaware State Education Association resigned Wednesday over blog posts he wrote roughly a decade ago.

DSEA executive director Jeff Taschner says Mike Matthews resigned on his own Wednesday afternoon, prior to a meeting of the teachers’ union’s executive board.


The president of the Delaware State Education Association has resigned over blog posts he wrote in roughly a decade ago.


Mike Matthews stepped down Wednesday night after the blog posts he wrote between 2006 and 2009 resurfaced.


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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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Delaware’s Secretary of Education Dr. Susan Bunting was on Capitol Hill last week, testifying before the U.S. Senate Education Committee. She was discussing the state’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

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Residents of the Crisis House in Georgetown recently received donations from some dental students at Sussex Tech High School.

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The new Spectrum Scholars program will begin with five freshmen at the University of Delaware next fall.

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The Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security charter high school closed down yesterday with little notice to students, parents and faculty.

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The University of Delaware has released a new report detailing the institution’s economic impact on the state and the region.

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Delaware is receiving federal support to expand mental health services in some of its schools.

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A recent study shows the rate of young people having kids in Delaware is only slightly below the national average.