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Some Charter School of New Castle elementary and middle school students will be able to keep learning after the school year ends in June.

A $400,000 annual grant from the U.S. Department of Education is bringing the school, New Castle County, and YMCA’s Western and Bear-Glasgow branches together on a new summer program.

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The School Consolidation Task Force is offering its recommendations for improving education in the First State, but consolidating Delaware’s 19 school districts isn’t among them.

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Warner Elementary School in the Red Clay School District is Delaware’s 2018 Green Ribbon award winner.


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Eisenberg Elementary School in New Castle officially opened its Wellness Center Thursday.

Colonial School District officials say it’s the first of its kind in Delaware.




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Delaware State University and Verizon Innovative Learning are renewing their partnership that offers STEM and other tech courses to minority middle school boys.


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People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has come out against the work of University of Delaware professor Dr. Tania Roth, who studies the biological effects of childhood mistreatment using rats.

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Former Dover charter school Principal Noel Rodriguez was sentenced to 13 months in prison Friday after pleading guilty to federal program theft.

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A new study from the University of Delaware highlights a disagreement between Democrats and Republicans on whether it is appropriate for professional athletes to speak out politically.

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The University of Delaware Journalism Program’s speaker series – The Front Page Café - returned to the Deer Park Tavern in Newark earlier this month.

The latest guest to visit the Deer Park Tavern in Newark was documentary photographer Tristan Spinski – a UD alum and son of the late Victor Spinski, a UD professor of ceramics. 

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The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and The Partnership, Inc., recently announced this year’s John H. Taylor Jr. Education Leadership award winner.