The applications for school choice are now open in Delaware.

Public, charter school choice applications now open

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Delawareā€™s school choice applications for the 2023-2024 academic year open this week. The First State is one of 13 in the country that allows families to send their child to any district or charter school in the state. Students may submit applications to multiple school districts. Applications must be in by Jan. 11 at 11:59 p.m. After reviewing school choice …

Great Oaks Behavioral Specialist Shaun Cooper addresses the crowd of parents, teachers and students. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Emotional Great Oaks community pleads for school survivalĀ 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Great Oaks Charter parents, students and teachers laughed, cried and pleaded with an Education Department representative Thursday for the survival of their school. ā€œWhat real love means is we bear all things, because these are just kids,ā€ said math teacher Anthony Davis, choking up with tears. ā€œThese students come to Great Oaks and we see the best in them, not …