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  Category: Department of Education


Three Delaware schools receive national Blue Ribbon Honors

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three Delaware schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.




Governor Carney Announces Delaware Schools May Open in Hybrid Scenario

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Data on COVID-19 community spread in Delaware indicates mix of remote and in-person instruction  WILMINGTON, Del. – Based on a review of COVID-19 data in Delaware, Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools may open under a hybrid scenario next month, with a mix of in-person […]




State of Delaware Announces Guidance for Reopening of Schools for 2020-21 Academic Year

Department of Education | Education | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Guidance to help Districts and Charters plan for three different learning scenarios based on COVID-19 spread WILMINGTON, Del. – Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Districts and charter schools will use this guidance to formulate plans for the upcoming school year. In […]




Delaware Graduation Rates at Highest Level in a Decade

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

African American students, Hispanic students, and students with disabilities recorded the highest graduation rates on record WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware high school students are graduating at their highest levels in at least a decade, according to the 2019 graduation data released on Wednesday by Governor John Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware […]




Governor Carney, Secretary Bunting Announce Working Groups to Plan Safe Return to School Buildings

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 18, 2020

Working groups will focus on health and wellness, academics and equity, and operations and services WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced a public strategy on Monday to plan for the safe reopening of Delaware school buildings. Three COVID-19 School Reopening Working Groups will advise the Delaware Department of […]







  Category: Department of Education


Three Delaware schools receive national Blue Ribbon Honors

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three Delaware schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2020. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.




Governor Carney Announces Delaware Schools May Open in Hybrid Scenario

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Data on COVID-19 community spread in Delaware indicates mix of remote and in-person instruction  WILMINGTON, Del. – Based on a review of COVID-19 data in Delaware, Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools may open under a hybrid scenario next month, with a mix of in-person […]




State of Delaware Announces Guidance for Reopening of Schools for 2020-21 Academic Year

Department of Education | Education | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Guidance to help Districts and Charters plan for three different learning scenarios based on COVID-19 spread WILMINGTON, Del. – Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Districts and charter schools will use this guidance to formulate plans for the upcoming school year. In […]




Delaware Graduation Rates at Highest Level in a Decade

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

African American students, Hispanic students, and students with disabilities recorded the highest graduation rates on record WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware high school students are graduating at their highest levels in at least a decade, according to the 2019 graduation data released on Wednesday by Governor John Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware […]




Governor Carney, Secretary Bunting Announce Working Groups to Plan Safe Return to School Buildings

Department of Education | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, May 18, 2020

Working groups will focus on health and wellness, academics and equity, and operations and services WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced a public strategy on Monday to plan for the safe reopening of Delaware school buildings. Three COVID-19 School Reopening Working Groups will advise the Delaware Department of […]