Boundless! A Musical Journey

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Boundless a musical journey, takes the audience on the trek and combines the recollected stories of Delawareans with disabilities and the sometimes-difficult history of our Nation’s struggle to ensure dignity and justice for all. Theater allows patrons to ponder and celebrate the intricacies of our shared humanity through campfire stories of hardship, resilience and celebration. […] The post Boundless! A …

Delaware Recognized for 100% School Connectivity

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Report notes Delaware exceeds broadband speeds for students in schools across the state WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware is a national leader in classroom broadband speeds and connectivity, according to a 2018 State of the States report Expanding Digital Learning in Every Classroom, Every Day released this week by Education Superhighway. The State of Delaware is recognized […] The post Delaware Recognized …

Delaware wins $10.4 million federal grant to strengthen charter school system

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Delaware has won a $10.4 million federal grant to strengthen the state’s charter school system, including improved collaboration with other public schools. Funds from the U.S. Department of Education’s Charter School Program will be distributed over four years. The post Delaware wins $10.4 million federal grant to strengthen charter school system appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Three Delaware schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors

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Three Delaware schools are among the schools that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized today as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The post Three Delaware schools receive National Blue Ribbon honors appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Grant provides students enrichment, new experiences

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DOE is issuing a request for proposal (RFP) for eligible districts and charter schools to administer out-of-school-time academic enrichment programs through the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant. Initial grants will be at least $50,000 annually for three to five years. Programs may be developed at all grade levels to support elementary, middle and high school students. Representatives from eligible …

DDOE supporting DAPSS community as school closes

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Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security (DAPSS) leaders informed the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) Monday afternoon that the school will close its doors on Friday and relinquish its charter. The last day of classes was Tuesday. School leaders met with students and families Tuesday night to announce the decision. A DDOE representative was in attendance. The post DDOE …

Delaware Receives $9M Federal Grant to Expand Mental Health Supports in Schools

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Grant funds Project DelAWARE, a new partnership between the State of Delaware and three school districts WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware has won a $9 million federal grant to expand school mental health supports. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant will fund Project DelAWARE, a […] The post Delaware Receives …

FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Governor Carney’s Construction Career Expo

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Expo to expose students, career-seekers to careers in construction WILMINGTON, Del. – On Friday and Saturday at the Chase Center on the Riverfront, Governor John Carney and a dozen partner organizations will host the first Governor’s Construction Career Expo to expose Delaware students and Delawareans exploring a career change to careers in construction. The construction […] The post FRIDAY & …