Virtual Panel Tonight: Delaware Racial History & Education

Governor John Carney signs legislation that mandates Black History instruction in Delaware schools (photo courtesy of Governor John Carney's office)
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A virtual panel discussion tonight (Wednesday) will focus on Delaware’s racial history and education. The forum is part of a series of discussions in partnership with the Delaware Heritage Commission on Delaware’s racial history. Previous discussions have included theĀ African Burial Ground at the John Dickinson PlantationĀ and theĀ history of Juneteenth. Panel members will include Governor John…

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Gov. Carney Signs Bill To Require Black History Instruction In Schools

Governor John Carney signs legislation that mandates Black History instruction in Delaware schools (photo courtesy of Governor John Carney's office)
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Delaware school districts and charter schools will be required to teach about Black History starting with the 2022-23 academic year. Governor John Carney signed House Bill 198 into law Thursday in Wilmington. Several organizations as well as Africana studies programs at the University of Delaware and Delaware State would be involved in designing the curriculum. Focal…

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Black History Mandate In Schools Passes Del. House

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Delaware students could get what’s termed a ‘more realistic and wholistic history of Black people’ under legislation approved in the House of Representatives Thursday. The measure would require Delaware school districts and charter schools to provide curricula on Black History, providing education on how Black people were treated throughout history in the US and on…

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Del. Legislation Seeks To Ensure Schools Teach Black History

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Delaware public schools would be required to teach about Black history, under legislation filed in the General Assembly. Sponsors of House Bill 198 said Monday that if it’s approved, the requirement to teach about Black history in K-through-12 classes in public and charter schools would take effect with the 2022-23 academic year. ā€œIsolating Black history…

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