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Ground Up computer science camp, which was started by two high schoolers, has expanded this summer beyond its pilot program.

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Public libraries across the state are hosting programs that get kids reading—and rapping— as part of the Summer Library Challenge.

Roughly twenty kids learned about vowels, syllables and rhyming at the Kirkwood library Tuesday.

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An educational program for low-income boys is wrapping up its summer session at Delaware State University.

This week’s Enlighten Me returns to our Generation Voice Youth Media project at WMPH and Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District.

As the school year ended, some of the younger students in the program were asked to produce a commentary offering a snapshot of their state of mind as they wrapped up another year and looked ahead to the summer and next fall. 

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Delaware schools must now provide more transparency about their use of discipline. Gov. John Carney recently signed legislation that aims to reduce out-of-school suspensions.

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Brandywine School District is mourning the loss of its School Board president.

John Skrobot Jr. died Sunday at age 65 after a battle with cancer.

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The University of Delaware is raising its tuition for the upcoming school year.

The yearly cost for in-state undergraduates will go up $520, placing their bill at $13,680.

Delaware’s Department of Education is prepping to revamp Delaware Stars for Early Success—the state-funded Quality Rating and Improvement System for early care and learning centers throughout the state.


In this week’s Enlighten Me – we return our Generation Voice Youth Media project at WMPH and Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School Distrit to highlight work done this year by students there.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

School safety was the subject of a forum moderated by state Senator Stephanie Hansen Monday.