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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.




Governor Carney Launches Opportunity Grant Program to Support Disadvantaged Delaware Students

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

School districts, charter schools can apply for $1 million in new funding WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools can now apply for $1 million in special funding to improve supports for low-income students, students chronically exposed to stress and trauma, and English language learners. The new Opportunity Grant program […]




Governor Carney Vetoes 5-Mile Radius Legislation that Limits Options for Wilmington Students

Date Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2017
Categories:  Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

Governor: “This legislation unfairly excludes some of our most vulnerable students.” WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools, while excluding a number of students in the City of Wilmington. The following […]





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