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Delaware receives final approval on ESSA state plan

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education News

Delaware has received final approval from the U.S. Department of Education (USED) for its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) state plan, Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced today. Today’s ESSA plan approval comes just days after the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) submitted an updated version of the plan to USED to reflect changes based on federal guidance, public feedback and feedback received from the Governor’s Office.




Delawareans Urged to Donate School Supplies, Gift Cards to DHSS’ Adopt-A-Student program by Aug. 4

Date Posted: Friday, July 28th, 2017
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services

NEW CASTLE (July 27, 2017) – As you prepare for the upcoming school year, add Delaware’s children in need to your Back-to-School shopping lists by participating in the annual Adopt-A-Student program. In Delaware, the Human Services Council, Inc., in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Services, is seeking individuals, businesses and organizations to […]




State assessment results show more students proficient in math and English

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education News

More Delaware students are participating in statewide mathematics and English language arts (ELA) assessments, and more students are proficient in these subjects, according to preliminary 2017 state assessment results for grades 3 to 8 and high school.




Governor Carney’s Statement on Smarter Balanced Assessment Results

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement on the preliminary results of the 2017 administration of the Smarter Balanced assessment announced on Thursday by the Delaware Department of Education: “With the help of educators across our state, more Delaware students are making real progress and are on the path to long-term success. […]




Two classes of students graduate from DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Basic Youth Academy

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Categories:  Division of Fish and Wildlife DNREC News

Two classes of students, their families, officers, and instructors recently celebrated the end of week-long training programs from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police’s Basic Youth Academies, with graduation ceremonies at DNREC’s Hunter Education Center in Little Creek and Cabela’s in Newark.





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