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Governor Carney’s Statement on the Passage of Opportunity Funding

Thu May 13 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on the General Assembly’s final passage of Senate Bill 56, which makes Opportunity Funding permanent for low-income students and English learners.

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New Resource: DelawareSchoolFunding101.com

Mon May 03 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Education Equity Delaware is proud to unveil Delaware School Funding 101, a compilation of Delaware and national research, data, and reports to explain inequities in Delaware's funding system and proposes some ideas to help.

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Delaware's students deserve leaders willing to make bold reforms today | Opinion

Wed Mar 24 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

After decades of growing disparities, Delaware is poised to deliver bold and decisive action to improve our public schools and support brighter futures for all children, regardless of their zip code or their family’s income level.

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Not Counting on the Count: Why Student Count is Trickier Than You Think

Mon Mar 15 2021 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

School funding across the United States is determined by a series of complex, interrelated policy decisions. There has been a lot of discussion in Delaware lately about how to best allocate state dollars to schools, but little written about a seemingly small but important piece of the puzzle: how we count students.

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ELL Funding Bill Passes Delaware Senate, but Not Without Controversy

Fri Mar 12 2021 15:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Delaware came one step closer to resolving its role in a lawsuit settlement over educational Opportunity Funding for certain groups of vulnerable students following the passage of a bill in the state Senate Thursday.

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Breaking Down Gov. Carney's 2021 State of the State

Fri Jan 29 2021 15:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Governor John Carney delivered his State of the State address and presented his FY22 recommended budget.

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Delaware School Funding Settlement: What it Means

Wed Nov 18 2020 15:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

As has been widely reported, a settlement was announced last month in the ongoing lawsuit over Delaware’s school funding system. The agreement was reached between Delaware and civil rights groups Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the NAACP of Delaware.

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Education Funding Lawsuit Settlement: What it includes and what it means

Fri Oct 16 2020 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

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7 Eye-Catching Expert Quotes About Delaware's Funding System

Wed Sep 16 2020 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

A collection of interesting and thought provoking quotes from plaintiff expert testimony collected as part of the 2018 lawsuit on education funding.

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Delaware School Funding Lawsuit Heads into Mediation

Fri Aug 28 2020 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Opinion by Larry Nagengast, writer and editor of Delaware First Media, on the next steps of the Delaware school funding lawsuit.

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9 Questions (And Answers) About Property Reassessment In Delaware

Mon May 11 2020 14:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Answers to your most pertinent questions about Delaware property assessment, ranging from the lawsuit to how Delaware compares nationally.

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