Only 1 Milford candidate takes part in online forum

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

School board elections are May 10 across the state of Delaware.   Jalyn Powell, running for Milford School District’s at-large seat, said Thursday night that board members should be open-minded, all students should be seen as gifted, critical race theory is not an issue, charter schools and choice are good, and that ethnicity of school workers should reflect the community. …

Resolution condemning federal government for school board overreach fails in Senate

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by MChe Lee/Unsplash A Republican resolution to condemn federal action against parents at school board meetings and reaffirm their rights to bring grievances to local boards of education failed Monday in the Delaware Senate along party lines. On Oct. 4, the federal Department of Justice issued a one-page memo instructing the FBI and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices to meet with …

Brandywine school board meeting canceled due to maskless parents

Charlie Megginson Education, Government, Headlines

Parents not wearing masks at Brandywine School Board meeting chanted, ‘follow the science, masks don’t work.’ Photo by MChe Lee/Unsplash Updated. A Brandywine School District board meeting was canceled Monday night after numerous attendees refused to comply with the governor’s recent school mask mandate. Nearly 40 minutes after the scheduled start-time, school board president John Skrobot III and superintendent Lincoln …