Because the state ended its COVID leave mandate, Delaware teachers will now have to tap into their 10 sick days if they have COVID.

Teachers no longer granted 10-day COVID leave

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

For the first time since fall 2020, Delaware teachers will not be granted paid COVID-19 leave.  That means they have to use their normal sick leave if they or a family member gets sick. “The argument can be made that we’re further away from the craziness of COVID, so I get it,” said Jennifer Saunders, who’s taught in Red Clay …

School board elections open to voters Tuesday

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

  After weeks of candidates campaigning, Delaware’s 38 school board candidates face the voters Tuesday, May 10. Polls open on May 10 at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. While school board elections typically draw only 10% of the available voters, many Delaware organizations are hoping for a higher turnout this year. Jane Brady, chairwoman of the Delaware State …

Brownstein asks school board to speak out on handling protests

Jonathan Budler Education, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

“We already have a department that is responsible for safeguarding our community, and that department is local law enforcement,” says Milford School Board member Adam Brownstein. (MilfordLive) Milford School Board member Dr. Adam Brownstein calls a proposal to use federal forces to handle mask and vaccine protests “beyond troubling” and wants the board to make its voice heard in the …