Category: Education

Education General Assembly

Additional Thoughts on Consolidation Task Force Meeting

During introductions, we did not hear the affiliation “parent” more than a half-dozen times. That’s a big problem since parents are directly affected by changes to the education system because, as you might guess, their children experience the changes first-hand when they occur. We don’t even know how the task force members were selected or appointed. They were just…there. That’s also a problem.

Education General Assembly

Two Sides to the Same District

Christina is the only district affected by HS1. In any other District in the state, students may apply for admissions to any charter in their district and the school may exercise their admissions preference to grant admissions to “internal” district students before considering┬ástudents from outside districts.

Education

On Colonial’s Referendum and Its Impacts

To often when we talk about school referendums here in Delaware, the conversation divorces funding from the people whom the funding ultimately supports. It becomes a “thing”, and a personal one. Money. We tend not to fully translate the effects of funding cuts to the impact it has on people in our schools. People who live and breathe Colonial School District and the work it does lost their jobs. THOSE are the kind of people our schools need.