Laurel Schools Go Virtual Tue. After Threats Are Found On Social Media

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The Laurel School District will conduct virtual instruction today (Tuesday) as alleged terroristic threats made against the school system on social media are investigated. According to Laurel Schools Superintendent Dr. Shawn Larrimore, Laurel Police and Delaware State Police have been made aware of the threats and are investigating. The credibility of the threats has not…

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Update: Sussex Tech Stays Remote-Only Thru Mar. 5th

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The Sussex Tech School District will continue with remote-only instruction through next Friday, March 5th. According to the district, the recommendation comes from Delaware Public Health and the decision has been made out of an abundance of caution. There have been recent positive test results for coronavirus involving people connected to the campus child care…

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Update: Worcester Co. Schools Reopen Buildings Jan. 19th

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Worcester County Public Schools will welcome groups of students back into buildings for in-person instruction next Tuesday January 19th. Teachers and staff are returning today. Students will take part in remote instruction this week in Worcester County Public Schools. “As we begin the transition to Stage Two of our Responsible Return plan, it is more…

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Del. Creates Fund To Help Schools Keep Teachers, Staff Working

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Delaware school districts and charter schools may qualify to obtain part of a state fund to prevent possible teacher and staff layoffs due to declining enrollment. Governor John Carney and Education Secretary Dr. Susan Bunting announced Thursday that the state would provide $9-million in one-time funding for districts and charters that certify they will not…

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Sussex Tech Extends Remote Learning Plan Into Early ’21

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Sussex Tech will extend its modified remote learning plan into the second marking period, which lasts through the end of January. Students have been learning remotely, but teachers are able to bring them onto campus for hands-on instruction, demonstrations or practice. Sussex Tech says there have been more than 400 student visits for small-group instruction,…

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Milford Public Schools Plan Six Weeks Of Remote Learning

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Milford School District students will be learning remotely for the first six weeks of the school year. The board voted 5-1 to proceed with virtual instruction when the school year starts September 9th. The Delaware State News reports that the board and Superintendent Kevin Dickerson entertained a variety of viewpoints and surveyed district families since…

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