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Delaware’s Department of Education has revised a controversial proposed anti-discrimination rule.


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The Red Clay Consolidated School District is the first district in New Castle County to deploy an emergency communications app in all of its buildings.


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Previously in our Enlighten Me segment, we’ve highlighted work created by students at Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District - home to WMPH and our Generation Voice Youth project.

But we figured – why stop there?  

Our effort to find other student voices we could share on The Green for a glimpse at issues and stories they find interesting and important this week takes us to the University of Delaware.


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Wilmington City Council adopted three resolutions last week that seek to support the city’s increasingly diverse school-aged population.

 


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The University of Delaware has announced its new Provost.

 

Robin Morgan is the school’s 11th Provost and first woman to serve as UD’s top academic officer in a permanent capacity.

 

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Pablo Picasso’s daughter-in-law Sydney Picasso joined Delaware Art Museum director Sam Sweet at the Pilot School in Wilmington last week.


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With a dispute with the school’s founders apparently resolved, the new leadership at the Delaware Design Lab High School has secured state approval for its request to downsize its authorized enrollment is moving ahead with its $10 million effort to create a 21st century “super school.”


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Gov. John Carney (D) signed an executive order this week creating the Advisory Council on English Learners.  The group will track the state’s progress on the English Learner Strategic Plan released by the Carney Administration in December.


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Students from the first ever graduating class at Delaware State University’s Early College High School receive their diplomas Tuesday.


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Driverless vehicles may be the wave of the future, but what if?  What if a system somehow built into our roadway infrastructure could tell those vehicles whether to speed up or slow down as they merge onto Interstate 95, or where to turn off Kirkwood Highway to avoid a traffic jam a half-mile ahead?

An experiment now under way in the University of Delaware’s Mechanical Engineering department is trying to figure out whether such a system might work and, if so, how it might be put together.


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