The Delaware Department of Education’s Charter School Accountability Committee (CSAC) today voted to recommend placing Odyssey Charter School on probation, requiring conditions be met for the school to retain its charter.
DDOE supporting Design Thinking Academy students as school leaders plan closure at end of academic year
DDOE, in coordination with district and charter schools, is assisting Design Thinking leaders as they help families enroll the students in new schools for the fall. The students may return to the district schools in their home feeder patterns or choice into other district or charter schools that are accepting students.
The Delaware Department of Education is seeking grant applications for new charter schools interested in opening in Delaware or highly effective existing schools looking to add seats or additional locations.
Delaware has won a $10.4 million federal grant to strengthen the state’s charter school system, including improved collaboration with other public schools.
Funds from the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter School Program will be distributed over four years.
Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (DAPSS) leaders informed the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) Monday afternoon that the school will close its doors on Friday and relinquish its charter. The last day of classes was Tuesday. School leaders met with students and families Tuesday night to announce the decision. A DDOE representative was in attendance.