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  Category: Education


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 TEAMS EARN TOP HONORS IN GIRLS GO CYBERSTART

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Teams from Padua Academy, Charter School of Wilmington and MOT Charter School receive top scores DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins congratulate Delaware’s winners of the Girls Go CyberStart program sponsored by the SANS Institute. From February 10 through May 21, more than 15,600 young high school women representing nearly […]




Governor Carney Announces Major Investment in Wilmington Schools

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

When he releases his Fiscal Year 2021 budget, Governor Carney will propose $50 million to fund a new school on the east side of Wilmington to replace The Bancroft School – the first new city school in a generation. Governor Carney also is proposing major renovations to Stubbs Early Education Center and The Bayard School. Governor Carney will release his budget proposal on Thursday, January 30, at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover.




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Create Opportunity Funding Oversight Committee

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

Committee will evaluate progress of the initiative, report annually to the Governor and General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed Executive Order 33, which establishes the Oversight Committee on Opportunity Funding to ensure that the initiative is achieving its goals to support low-income students, and English learners, and close achievement gaps in […]




Governor Carney Announces New Director of Office of Innovation & Improvement

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

James Simmons III, Brandywine School District’s executive director of secondary education, is a district leader, former principal and teacher WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced that James Simmons III, who has extensive district and school leadership experience in the Brandywine School District, will take over as Director of the Delaware Department of […]







  Category: Education


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 TEAMS EARN TOP HONORS IN GIRLS GO CYBERSTART

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Teams from Padua Academy, Charter School of Wilmington and MOT Charter School receive top scores DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins congratulate Delaware’s winners of the Girls Go CyberStart program sponsored by the SANS Institute. From February 10 through May 21, more than 15,600 young high school women representing nearly […]




Governor Carney Announces Major Investment in Wilmington Schools

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2020

When he releases his Fiscal Year 2021 budget, Governor Carney will propose $50 million to fund a new school on the east side of Wilmington to replace The Bancroft School – the first new city school in a generation. Governor Carney also is proposing major renovations to Stubbs Early Education Center and The Bayard School. Governor Carney will release his budget proposal on Thursday, January 30, at the Delaware Public Archives in Dover.




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Create Opportunity Funding Oversight Committee

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, August 9, 2019

Committee will evaluate progress of the initiative, report annually to the Governor and General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed Executive Order 33, which establishes the Oversight Committee on Opportunity Funding to ensure that the initiative is achieving its goals to support low-income students, and English learners, and close achievement gaps in […]




Governor Carney Announces New Director of Office of Innovation & Improvement

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

James Simmons III, Brandywine School District’s executive director of secondary education, is a district leader, former principal and teacher WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced that James Simmons III, who has extensive district and school leadership experience in the Brandywine School District, will take over as Director of the Delaware Department of […]