Where Are The Kids?

Those In Favor

Troubling enrollment projections for the 15-16 school year in Christina. Last night at the CBOC meeting we were shown that enrollment counts as of July 21 (an early indicator of what student counts will look like on the first day of school). Historically July 21st counts are off by one or two hundred students in a few specific areas of the district, namely the Wilmington area schools and secondary schools. This year is an outlier in a big way. Enrollment counts are off by about 900 students District-wide and not in the usual areas of low student counts. The low numbers are at all grade levels in the city and in the suburbs. 900 students is a HUGE number and by far eclipses the usual couple hundred. Such low enrollment right now translates in to 78 fewer teaching units. Without students, the State sends no money and the District cannot…

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Kevin Ohlandt

I am a proud parent of a son with Tourette's Syndrome and several other co-morbidities. I write on this blog to educate other parents so they know a bit more about not only special education, but all the really bad things that are happening with public schools in Delaware and the USA. We are all in this together, and if our children aren't able to advocate for themselves it's up to us parents! We need to stop letting companies run our schools, and demand our children get a proper education. Our Departments of Education in our states have become weak with fear from the bullying US DOE, and we need to take back our schools!

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