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School board members question value of state associationĀ 

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Some Delaware school district boards are questioning what they get from their membership in the Delaware School Boards Association. The cost of joining is not insignificant. In Caesar Rodney School Districtā€™s July board meeting, John Marinucci, former executive director of DSBA, said it would cost the district $10,500 per year to be part of the association, That includes a discount …

Appoquinimink School District buses

Appo votes to buy 25 buses for fall use

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  Appoquinimink School Districtā€™s board voted unanimously this week toĀ  invest $215,000 in up to 25 new buses by the fall. This will help serve 2,000 students for whom the district has not been able to provide busing. The idea of the district purchasing its own buses instead of relying only on companies that contract with the district to provide …

State will pay for 10 days of COVID-19 leave for teachers

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

The state will offer up to 10 days of pay for teachers who must quarantine, isolate or care for family members.   The state of Delaware will fund up to 10 days of paid leave for teachers who need to take time off their jobs to deal with COVID-19 and will pay for substitute teachers needed to cover those classes. …