First Extra: Education

A look at education issues in the first state, including an interview with the new secretary of education in Delaware, Dr. Steven Godwosky.

First Look
Education opportunities in the first state for the visually impaired have declined. First explores the reasons why and whether they’ll be restored.

First Person
Interview with Delaware Education Secretary Dr. Steven Godowsky.

Esteem Chess
Can a simple chess game teach life skills? A group in Wilmington is showing how it can.

Seaford Education Tests
Seaford schools are a part of a pilot program aimed at letting second language learners test out of the district language requirement by proving they are fluent in their native language.

College Prep
Getting into a high profile college could be a little easier for those from a lesser economic background. Check out the new program aimed at getting those kids a head start and a leg up.

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