School funding

Report: State should put more $$$ into schools, allot by student need

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

The Delaware Department of Education on Monday released a heavily anticipated independent study of Delaware’s education funding system that, among other things, the state should put more money into education, allocate money according to student need and allow districts flexibility in how that money is used. The $700,000 study by the American Institutes for Research was a part of the …

Myers sets two records for Delaware Tech softball

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Sports

Macey Myers became the first player in Delaware Technical Community College softball to eclipse both 100 hits and 100 runs batted in. The Milford High School star went 4-6 and knocked in 6 RBI’s in a double header against Anne Arundel Community College to open the season which put her over the 100 mark in both categories supplanting her in …

Teenagers at DelTech's science camp examine hair follicles to determine the fake killer.

‘Find the Killer’ in DelTech’s science camps

Jarek RutzDelaware Live, Education, Headlines

Here’s one way to keep the attention of a class of teenage campers: designate one of them as a “killer” and the rest as prime suspects and make the class figure out whodunnit. That was the assignment this week in a Delaware Technical Community College summer science camp, which plays on the popularity of television’s many crime shows that focus …

Jordan Cannon

DelTech’s Jordan Cannon named 2021 New Century Scholar

Betsy PriceEducation

  Jordan Cannon, a nursing student at Delaware Technical Community College, has been named a 2021 New Century Transfer Scholar and will receive a $2,250 scholarship. New Century Transfer Scholars are selected based on their academic accomplishments, leadership, activities and how they extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. More than 2,000 students were nominated from more than 1,200 college …