The DIAA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 DIAA/Harry Roberts Senior Scholar-Athlete awards. “The overall qualifications of this year’s applicants were extremely high. The number and quality of applicants is a living tribute to the benefits of participation in interscholastic athletics,” DIAA Board Chairperson Dr. Bradley Layfield said on behalf of the selection committee. “These student-athletes exemplify the outstanding job DIAA member schools are doing in providing a well-rounded educational experiences for Delaware’s young people.”
The Delaware General Assembly and Department of Education seek the public’s comment on a draft statewide special education strategic plan. This strategic plan was catalyzed as a result of the FY15 Budget Bill, Section 307 Epilogue. A stakeholder group that includes family members of students with disabilities, advocates, school administrators, and community organizations wrote this draft plan.
Brandywine School District’s Forwood Elementary and Caesar Rodney School District’s Postlethwait Middle School have earned Green Ribbon awards from the U.S. Department of Education for their work reducing environmental impact, improving health and wellness of students and staff and providing effective environmental and sustainability education. They are among the 45 schools, nine districts, and nine postsecondary institutions being honored nationally.