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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 […]




Governor Carney Directs DOE to Create Regulation, Model Policy to Prevent Discrimination in Schools

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

New guidelines will help districts and charter schools create consistent anti-discrimination policies statewide   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that he has directed the Delaware Department of Education to develop specific guidelines – by regulation – for school districts and charter schools to use in developing policies that prohibit discrimination against […]




Governor Carney, Chief Information Officer Announce Innovative Cybersecurity Partnership for Students

Date Posted: Friday, July 14th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Technology and Information Governor John Carney Office of the Governor The Economy

Online cybersecurity training offers scholarship opportunities for Delaware high school juniors and seniors, and college students WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Friday a new, innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS Institute and the State of Delaware that provides Delaware high school juniors and seniors at least 16 years old, and college […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Acting Human Resources Secretary

Date Posted: Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Categories:  Governor John Carney Office of the Governor

New agency created by House Bill 4; Sandy Johnson previously served as Director of Delaware State Housing Authority WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday announced his appointment of Sandy Johnson – a former Director of the Delaware State Housing Authority who has significant executive experience – to serve as Acting Secretary of Delaware’s […]





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