Category Archives: Education

Newark Branch NAACP statement on University of Delaware Diversity Plan

The Newark Branch NAACP thanks the University of Delaware for making the draft of their Action Plan for Diversity publicly available. We will be carefully reviewing the Action Plan to evaluate its ability to meet the present and future needs of the community, including enhancements to people of color and low-income student recruitment, retention and

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Newark Branch NAACP writes Joint Finance Committee on racial disparities at the University of Delaware

Dear Representative Melanie George Smith & Senator Harris McDowell, III Co-Chairs of the Joint Finance Committee: We are writing in regard to the issue of Racial Disparities at the University of Delaware in Newark -UD Campus. We have spoken to the President of the UD College Chapter of the NAACP and she expressed concern about

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Christina School District to hold town hall meetings on “priority schools”

Six Wilmington schools, including 3 in Christina School District, are at risk to Governor Markell’s Priority Schools plan. The Priority Schools are: Christina School District’s Bancroft Elementary, Bayard Middle and Stubbs Elementary schools; and Red Clay Consolidated School District’s Warner Elementary, Shortlidge Academy and Highlands Elementary schools. All are located in Wilmington. Christina School District

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