Public invited to community conversations on early learning

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The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning invites early learning providers and program representatives, families, and other community members to join community conversations about early learning across the state. The post Public invited to community conversations on early learning appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Governor Carney, Secretary Bunting Announce Establishment of Teachers Advisory Council

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Council will gather feedback from educators statewide, increase the voice of teachers in policy decisions DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Education, announced on Tuesday the establishment of a new Teachers Advisory Council to gather the feedback of educators from across the state. Secretary Bunting […] The post Governor Carney, …

Legislation Offers Student Loan Relief for Educators in High-Needs Areas

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Educators in high-needs schools and subject areas could get student loan relief under bill from Representative Bentz, Senator Townsend DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Representative David Bentz, and Senator Bryan Townsend on Tuesday announced new legislation to offer student loan relief to Delaware educators in high-needs schools and subject areas. The legislation would help […] The post Legislation Offers …

Delaware high school graduation rate up

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Delaware’s high school graduation rate hit a record high in 2017. The state’s dropout rate also slightly increased The annual Delaware Department of Education reports, which will be presented to the State Board of Education tonight, show an overall graduation rate of 85.75 percent in 2017. The graduation rate for several student subgroups – African American, Asian, Hispanic, low-income, multiracial, …

Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce $50,000 Grant from Highmark Delaware for Basic Needs Closets

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Grant will support basic needs closets in 45 high-needs schools throughout Delaware HARRINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday, joined by Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, visited Lake Forest South Elementary School to announce a $50,000 grant from Highmark Delaware’s BluePrints for the Community fund to support basic needs closets in schools throughout Delaware. The […] The post Governor Carney, …

Delaware wins DELL Foundation grant to support data systems

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Delaware has received a $500,000 grant to improve upon previous work that allowed the state to expand its K-12 Education Data Warehouse and Insight Dashboard to include birth through pre-kindergarten data. The grant is the second from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation designed to help the state better integrate existing data systems. The post Delaware wins DELL Foundation grant …