State awards first Certificates of Multiliteracy

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Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today honored the first students in the state to earn Delaware’s new Certificate of Multiliteracy, which recognizes and honors students for attaining high levels of proficiency in languages in addition to English. The post State awards first Certificates of Multiliteracy appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Delaware receives $500,000 grant to create early education teaching credential

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The Delaware Department of Education will work with area colleges and universities to develop an infant/toddler credential for early educators with the help of a new $500,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced today. The post Delaware receives $500,000 grant to create early education teaching credential appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Secretary to reconvene Development Team to review public comment on proposed antidiscrimination regulation

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UPDATE: The Development Team will meet from 6 to 8:15 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 at the Del-One Conference Center on Delaware Technical Community College’s Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive in Dover. Please find all comments received during the public comment period posted online here: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/antidiscrimination. The post Secretary to reconvene Development Team to review public comment on proposed antidiscrimination regulation …

Heart2Heart Hugs Warm Clothing Drive

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Dover- Principal Shan Green of Central Middle School proudly presented opening remarks at the kickoff of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) Heart 2 Heart Hugs warm clothing drive. The annual drive, in its 9th year, collects new warm items for the children in Delaware who are homeless, under housed, or in foster […] The post Heart2Heart Hugs …

Governor Carney Declares November 13-17 as American Education Week

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Week recognizes educators, parents for their vital role in supporting schools DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement after signing a proclamation declaring November 13-17 as American Education Week across Delaware: “All of Delaware’s students deserve a quality education, and an equal opportunity to succeed. American Education Week recognizes our […] The post Governor Carney …

Grants to prepare youth in key industries

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Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today announced more than $400,000 in public grants to support new high school pathway programs. The effort expands on the statewide Delaware Pathways initiative to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy. The 40 competitive grants, awarded from federal Perkins funds, will benefit 16 districts …

ADVISORY: Discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council

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Governor Carney and Council members will hold meeting to discuss state service delivery in Wilmington WILMINGTON, Del. – At 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13, Governor Carney will host a public discussion on Wilmington with the Family Services Cabinet Council. Governor Carney signed Executive Order #5 in February, re-establishing the Family Services Cabinet Council to […] The post ADVISORY: Discussion …

Enhanced assessments to elevate science instruction

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For more than a year, Delaware educators have been working collaboratively across districts and charter schools to create a system of assessments that measures students’ true science mastery. Phase I of the assessment planning began in Fall 2016 when students and educators participated in a research and development process to create test items. Final drafts of these items are now …

Delaware a national leader in career pathways, case study finds

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When it comes to career and technical education and preparing young people for life after high school, Delaware is emerging as a national and international leader, according to “Propelling College and Career Success: The Role of Strategic Partnerships in Scaling Delaware Pathways,” a case study just released by Jobs for the Future (JFF). The case study is part of a …

Free college applications, more offered during Delaware’s College Application Month

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Delaware high school students can apply to select colleges and universities for free in October and November in celebration of the state’s fifth annual College Application Month, which began this week and runs through Nov. 17. The post Free college applications, more offered during Delaware’s College Application Month appeared first on State of Delaware News.