On May 8, 2018, The News Journal published an article by Jessica Bies and Josephine Peterson on school board election results in Delaware, and cited DelawareCAN:

Typically, less than 2 percent of eligible voters participate in school board elections in Delaware.

That leaves only about 7,000 people responsible for electing the officials who will shape school budgets and policy for almost 140,000 students and 9,000 teachers, said Atnre Alleyne, founder and executive director of the education advocacy organization DelawareCAN.

The nonprofit’s campaign to boost voter turnout this year, called Who Runs Our Schools?, appears to have helped. Just over 8,600 votes were cast statewide.

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