Board discusses additional cost estimates for Middle School project

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At a recent meeting, the Milford School District Board of Education discussed schematic designs and drawings for the Milfrod Middle School project as well as a cost estimate that was $14,400,00 over funds approved by the state for the project. Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson explained that the cost overruns were due to building cost escalations as well as outdated formulas …

The state teachers union is calling for Public Education Compensation Committee meetings to be moved to later in the day in order to allow more teachers to attend. (Freepik)

Study finds disproportionate number of white students in speech programs at MSD

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Dr. Laura Manges, Director of Student Services, informed the Milford School District Board of Education that a study conducted by the federal government found that the district had a disproportionate number of white students receiving speech and language services. The study used relative risk ratio methodology provided by the federal government based on the December 1 student count. “On September …

Milford Library plans several activities as February begins

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Milford Public Library will offer a wide range of programs for the first week of February. The programs range from technology classes to fun events designed to tap into your creative side. “We would love to have you make someone smile,” Carolyn Tabor, Program Coordinator for the library, said. “Send a greeting card made especially for them by you! You …

18 Fall 2022 Delaware Tech Student-Athletes Earn Conference All-Academic Honors

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Eighteen of Delaware Technical Community College’s student-athletes from three different fall 2022 teams recently earned Eastern Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (EPAC) All-Academic Team honors. To be named to the EPAC All-Academic Team, student-athletes must have participated in a fall sport and achieved a minimum of a 3.25 GPA, while enrolled in 12 credits. The EPAC is made up of 13… Betsy …

Meet the Recent Athlete Spotlight Students

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Delaware Tech student-athletes must excel on and off the field as representatives of the College. Throughout the season on the Delaware Tech Athletics Instagram account, one student-athlete is regularly honored for their overall athletic performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, and commitment to education. Here are the students that were featured on Athlete Spotlight this month: … Betsy PriceBetsy Price is a Wilmington …

Delaware Tech Baseball Enters 2023 Ready to Challenge for a Region Title

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Delaware Tech’s baseball team had a tremendous 2022 regular season, finishing with a 31-7 record and the top seed in the NJCAA Region 19 Championship Tournament. Unfortunately, the team went 1-3 in the postseason and was eliminated before the championship game. This year, the team aims to flip those results and enter the postseason on a hot streak. “My goal …

Academic Excellence 2022

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Delaware Technical Community College is proud to recognize the students who achieved academic excellence during 2022 and were named to the College’s President’s List or Dean’s List. This list was created as of January 4, 2023, and any grade changes that would impact academic excellence after that date will not be reflected. To be eligible for the President’s List, a …

Gov. Carney announced his education investments, which are centered on teacher salary and opportunity funding. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Carney to raise teacher salaries 9% starting in 2023-24

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Classroom teachers in Delaware’s public schools will receive a 9% increase in their salary next school year. Others who work in education will receive a 3% raise. Those announcements came Tuesday from Education Secretary Mark Holodick during an event in which Gov. John Carney detailed the money he was investing in public education in next year’s budget, which starts July …

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Milford School District seeks community feedback for strategic plan

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Milford School District is seeking parent and community feedback to help with the strategic plan process. The plan will ensure that Portrait of a Graduate, Core Values, Vision, Mission and Priorities align with the district’s beliefs about Milford School District. Meetings for parents and the community will be held January 11 at 6:30 and 7:00 PM as well as January …

MSD holds first public meeting for Middle School design

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On Wednesday, January 4, Milford Middle School held their first meeting to present preliminary drawings to the public related to the renovation of the historic building. The district plans two more meetings as they get input from the public regarding what the school will look like after demolition and renovation. “We began this journey back in 2018,” Dr. Kevin Dickerson, …