The Delaware DREAM act is back in the news now. It's controversial, and it is one of the few areas I disgree with my own university. Delaware State University needs a plan to help high-performing undocumented students like both UD and Del Tech have.
Bullying in Brandywine School District remains in the news, as the brutal video of a 7-year-old being beaten by an 11-year-old on a school bus goes viral. Unfortunately, the News Journal uses a misleading headline that suggests the school district has taken far more sweeping corrective action than has actually been the case.
There is a non-event, sort of protest (that only draws five people) at Lewis Elementary School in Red Clay.
The Wilmington City Council rediscovers due process. Sort of.
And in national news, President Obama and the Agriculture Department introduce legislation to tell farm parents what chores they may and may not assign to their own children. Seriously.
But in international news, the Prime Minister of Iceland is convicted of . . . not having enough meetings.
Strange, strange world.