State seeks sponsors, meal sites for 2019 Summer Food Service Program

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A program that targets children in low-income areas so they have meals during the summer is seeking sponsors and meal sites. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a federally funded program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and managed locally by the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), needs sponsors and meal sites for locations throughout Delaware to increase …

Child and Adult Care Food Program offers meal reimbursement

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Sponsors can receive reimbursement for meals served at qualifying child care centers, adult day care centers, emergency shelters, family day care homes and afterschool programs as part of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). The post Child and Adult Care Food Program offers meal reimbursement appeared first on State of Delaware News.

State launches first phase of Delaware Report Card

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The Delaware Department of Education today launched the first phase of its new Delaware Report Card (reportcard.doe.k12.de.us), a more consumer-friendly site to provide important educational information to Delaware families. The post State launches first phase of Delaware Report Card appeared first on State of Delaware News.

“Baby It’s Cold Outside”

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The 10th Annual Heart 2 Heart Hugs Campaign for Delaware’s Homeless Children Need Coats, Hats, Sleeping Bags, Gloves and other warm new or hand made items. It’s been a decade since the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) has orchestrated the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign which provides warm winter clothes to school districts […] The post “Baby It’s …

2019 LIFE Conference Offers Educational, Networking Opportunities for People with Disabilities

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NEW CASTLE (January 10, 2019) – More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2019 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Thursday, January 31, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families and professionals for […] The post 2019 LIFE …

Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

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Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system. The post Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant appeared first on State of Delaware …

Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

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The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […] The post Warm Clothing …

Delaware Report Card to launch in January

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The Delaware Department of Education will launch the first phase of its new Delaware Report Card, a more consumer-friendly site to provide important educational information to Delaware families, on Jan. 16. The post Delaware Report Card to launch in January appeared first on State of Delaware News.

2018 Education Preparation reports show programs’ progress

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he Delaware Department of Education today released 2018 biennial reports on the state’s teacher and specialist educator preparation programs, part of a comprehensive effort to strengthen educator preparation programs in the First State. The reports provide information ranging from the diversity of programs’ candidate classes to student performance outcomes of graduates, to employment placement and retention within the state. The …

16 schools to be honored for students’ academic achievement

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Secretary of Education Susan Bunting will recognize 16 schools from across the state for their students’ academic achievement on Monday, Dec. 10. The students showed exceptional performance on state tests or made remarkable progress in closing the achievement gaps between student groups, including those from low-income families, racial minority groups and students with disabilities. The post 16 schools to be …