Delaware bill would shed light on teacher discipline

A bill supported by high-ranking General Assembly members would give Delaware regulators more power to revoke or suspend teacher licenses and make those sanctions more transparent.

"The bill came about because we're trying to do everything we can to protect our children," said Speaker of the House Pete Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth, main sponsor of the legislation.

The proposal comes after an investigation by The News Journal and USA Today Network found a patchwork of state licensing laws sometimes allows troubled teachers to slip through the cracks and back into the classroom. Continue…