The Delaware Division of the Arts to Host Annual Poetry Out Loud State Final Competition

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THE DELAWARE DIVISION OF THE ARTS TO HOST ANNUAL POETRY OUT LOUD STATE FINAL COMPETITION Twelve students to compete to advance to the National Finals in DC Dover, Del. (February 14, 2018) – From a competitive field of 20 Delaware high school students, 12 remain to compete at the statewide recitation competition that will be […] The post The Delaware …

Governor Carney’s Statement on Christina Board’s Vote to Approve Memorandum of Understanding

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WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday released the following statement on the Christina Board of Education’s vote to approve a Memorandum of Understanding to invest in Christina’s Wilmington schools: “Thank you to the members of the Christina Board for their important vote tonight on this MOU. This is just a first step, but […] The post Governor Carney’s …

New ELA course helps students enter credit-bearing college courses

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Students who fare well in a new high school English course are guaranteed to enter credit-bearing English classes at Delaware colleges and universities. The Foundations of College English course was developed through funding from Strada Education Network in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education and Delaware institutions of higher education to reduce college remediation rates. This course was designed …

Public feedback sought for Delaware State Report Card

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The Delaware Department of Education is seeking online public feedback on data visuals that will be used in the Delaware State Report Card. The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires public reporting on schools. The Delaware Department of Education is developing the Delaware State Report Card to replace the current School Profiles site to meet these requirements. The post …

Secretary Bunting to ‘Love the Bus’

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Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, joined by Capital School District Superintendent Dan Shelton, will thank bus drivers and bus aides at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13 at William Henry Middle School as part of the state’s celebration of the 11th annual national Love the Bus program this month. The post Secretary Bunting to ‘Love the Bus’ appeared first on State …

Delaware Announces Innovative Cybersecurity Partnership for Young Women

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Girls Go CyberStart offers online cybersecurity training, prizes for Delaware young women in grades 9-12 WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney and Delaware’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins announced on Monday an innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Delaware that provides young women in high school interested in […] The post Delaware Announces …

19 schools recognized for students’ academic achievement

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The Delaware Department of Education on Tuesday named 15 schools 2017 Recognition Schools, two of which also were designated as National Title I Distinguished Schools. Each school will receive an $8,000 award. Funding for the awards comes from the state’s School Improvement funds. Additionally, there are four Schools of Continued Excellence that were honored as Recognition Schools last year and …

Child and adult food program offers meal reimbursements

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Sponsors in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) can receive reimbursement for meals served in compliance with program regulations at qualifying child care centers, adult day care centers, emergency shelters, family day care homes and afterschool programs. Sponsors may be reimbursed for up to two meals and one snack per participant each day. Participant eligibility is tied to …

Governor Carney Joins Operation Warm to Deliver Winter Coats to Delaware Students

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Operation Warm is donating up to 10,000 coats statewide; Delawareans can visit de.gov/schoolclosets to help SEAFORD, Del. – More than 470 West Seaford Elementary School students went home for winter break a little warmer on Thursday, because of the gift of a new winter coat. The coats are among thousands being provided to Delaware students […] The post Governor Carney …