The fifth and final version of Wilmington Learning Collaborative's agreement between its members will have its first signature, as Christina School District approved the agreement Monday.

Here’s what changed in Learning Collab’s final agreement

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Changes in the final version of the agreement to create the Wilmington Learning Collaborative include giving schools hiring power, tasking site-based councils with curricula recommendations, and outlining requirements for individual membership. Those changes were designed to address concerns that board members of the participating districts – Christina, Red Clay and Brandywine – discussed over the past five months, delaying the …

Red Clay board member pushes transparency for Wilmington Learning Collab.

Christina first district to agree to join Learning Collab

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

After five years of planning and months of discussions around the agreement, Christina School District’s school board voted unanimously Monday night to sign the Wilmington Learning Collaborative agreement.  The vote came just after 9 p.m. Monday, two hours after the meeting started.  “If in some period of time, all of our third graders can read proficiently at grade three, it …

Gov. John Carney, Education Secretary Mark Holodick, and Chief Equity Officer James Simmons published a joint letter to outline the key points of the Wilmington Learning Collaborative (Unsplash)

State Ed. officials plug Wilmington Learning Collaborative agreement

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Education, Headlines

The Wilmington Learning Collaborative will hold its second community meeting since it released its draft agreement on on Tuesday, June 21. The event will be at Warner Elementary School in Wilmington from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s billed as an opportunity for people to learn more about the agreement that will guide the efforts of the state and the …