Today, the Delaware Joint Sunset Committee, a group of 10 legislators comprised of five State Reps and five Senators, put the State Board of Education under review. As per their section on the Delaware General Assembly website, most state boards and agencies are supposed to get a review every seven years. I did some checking to find out what happened at the last State Board Sunset review. What I found was very shocking and makes the need for their current review even more urgent! Combing through the state history for State Board of Education Sunset reviews, I was surprised this board has been around since 1898. That was 118 years ago!
Before I give the date of their last review, I found this information on the Delaware Public Archives website: