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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 […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointments of Student, Teacher to State Board of Education

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

Appointments will bring new perspective, ideas to board WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney has appointed a former State Teacher of the Year and a rising high school senior to serve on the State Board of Education. Lea Wainwright, Delaware’s 2014 State Teacher of the Year, and Dorcas Olatunji, a Charter School of Wilmington student, […]




DigiGirlz Debuts in Sussex County on May 15, 2019

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

DigiGirlz Program Contacts: Claudette Martin-Wus, DTI (302) 739-9636, claudette.martin-wus@delaware.gov   HANDS ON TECH DAY FOR 8TH AND 9TH GRADE GIRLS DOVER, Del. —Registration opens Monday March 18 for Delaware DigiGirlz 2019, being held for the first time in Sussex County on May 15! Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited […]







  Category: Education


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 […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointments of Student, Teacher to State Board of Education

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019

Appointments will bring new perspective, ideas to board WILMINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney has appointed a former State Teacher of the Year and a rising high school senior to serve on the State Board of Education. Lea Wainwright, Delaware’s 2014 State Teacher of the Year, and Dorcas Olatunji, a Charter School of Wilmington student, […]




DigiGirlz Debuts in Sussex County on May 15, 2019

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Date Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019

DigiGirlz Program Contacts: Claudette Martin-Wus, DTI (302) 739-9636, claudette.martin-wus@delaware.gov   HANDS ON TECH DAY FOR 8TH AND 9TH GRADE GIRLS DOVER, Del. —Registration opens Monday March 18 for Delaware DigiGirlz 2019, being held for the first time in Sussex County on May 15! Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited […]