School choice applications for Delaware's public schools close next Wednesday, Jan. 11.

School choice applications close Jan. 11

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Delaware’s school choice application period is closing Wednesday, Jan. 11. That means families who want to send their children to a school outside of their regular feeder pattern for the 2023-24 school year only have a few days left to submit their paperwork. The good news: It’s mostly online.  The First State is one of 13 in the country in …

Newark Charter School cut the ribbon for its new junior high building Tuesday

Newark Charter completes 21-year expansion 

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

  Newark Charter School unveiled its $20 million junior high school Tuesday. It’s the latest addition to a campus that began with classes in trailers scattered around a parking lot in 2001.  Then, the charter school had 435 students in grades five to seven. Now, its campus easily could be confused with a small college. Newark Charter today sits on …

Eight Delaware students scored top 10 finishes in 10 different competitions at the 2022 National STEM Conference in Dallas.

10 for 10: Delaware students shine at national STEM conference

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Delaware Live, Education

Eight different Delaware students finished in the top 10 of 10 different competitions at this year’s national STEM conference in Dallas. Overall, 103 Delaware students competed in the event, which focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The events included computer-aided design, dragster design, leadership strategies, manufacturing prototype, on-demand video, promotional graphics, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design, …