DelawareLive Oct 1

DelawareLIVE Weekly Review ā€“ October 1, 2023

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Weekā€™s Review Includes: Delaware City Day parade, fireworks salute small town life Biodigester will help Janssenā€™s keep food waste out of landfill Poā€™ Boys Creole Restaurant sold to familiar face Wilm. Charter senior 1 of 10 in U.S. picked for leader program Dover celebrates first win over Salesianum in 35 years Click on the image below to view the …

Sahaana Rajagopalan is the first Delawarean to be picked for the Rising Leaders Initiative.

Wilm. Charter senior 1 of 10 in U.S. picked for leader programĀ 

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A senior from the Charter School of Wilmington is one of 10 students across the country selected to a new leadership program. Sahaana Rajagopalan is the lone Delawarean to be picked for the Rising Leaders Initiative, a one-year program that trains exemplary students in civic participation, education advocacy, leadership development and public speaking. This is just the second year of …

The state looks to establish certification and licensure requirements for charter school leaders.

Enrollment in state charters went up 5.1% during pandemic

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

Over the course of the pandemic, enrollment in Delaware charter schools increased 5.10%, while traditional public schoolsā€™ student body dropped 1.14%. Thatā€™s according to a report published in November by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. It found that traditional public schools lost students in nearly every state. The First Stateā€™s traditional public schools lost 1,423 students from 2019 …