New Castle, DE- The Colonial School District is proud to announce a partnership with Village Education Tutors Foundation. The foundation will provide scholarships valued at $10,000 per child for selected student scholars in the 8th-grade who have been invited to join the Algebra 1 Equity Scholars Program from August 12, 2021, until June 10, 2022. This $1 million dollar program is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The free, online program will be conducted two days a week over 43 weeks for Colonial girls who must register to participate. Only 120 slots are available. Among other things, this program will provide:

  • Small group instruction with social-emotional support
  • A wellness life coaching program
  • Mastered degreed teaching coaches
  • University mentor coaches
  • An individualized focused learning model

Details about this exciting opportunity can be found here:

Questions and requests for interviews should be directed to Founder and Executive Director of Village Education Tutors Foundation, Shawnickque Kent, at or, (302) 307-9411.