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  Category: Education


Governor Carney Sends Letter to Boards on Wilmington Learning Collaborative

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 10, 2022

Letter urges Christina, Red Clay, Brandywine board members to support schools partnership WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday sent a letter to members of the Christina, Red Clay, and Brandywine boards of education, urging them to support moving forward with negotiations to create the Wilmington Learning Collaborative. The following are excerpts from the letter: “This letter […]




Governor Carney Announces DE’s Participation in CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack offer free, fun games for high school and college students to discover their talent and enter the field of cybersecurity. Registration is open now. Dover, Delaware — Today, Delaware’s Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke announced that high school and college students across the First State […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Student to State Board of Education

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021

Bridgeville resident to bring student perspective to board WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced he has appointed a high school junior from Bridgeville to serve on the State Board of Education. Shelby Farris, a former Woodbridge High School student who now attends Positive Outcomes Charter School, will join the board for its November […]




Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 86

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

Legislation increases funding for students K – 3 eligible for basic special education services WILMINGTON, Del. –Governor John Carney signed House Bill 86 on Friday alongside members of the General Assembly, educators and advocates. This legislation provides increased funding for students kindergarten through third grade identified as eligible for basic special education services.  “Our goal […]







  Category: Education


Governor Carney Sends Letter to Boards on Wilmington Learning Collaborative

Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, January 10, 2022

Letter urges Christina, Red Clay, Brandywine board members to support schools partnership WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday sent a letter to members of the Christina, Red Clay, and Brandywine boards of education, urging them to support moving forward with negotiations to create the Wilmington Learning Collaborative. The following are excerpts from the letter: “This letter […]




Governor Carney Announces DE’s Participation in CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack

Department of Technology and Information | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

CyberStart America and Cyber FastTrack offer free, fun games for high school and college students to discover their talent and enter the field of cybersecurity. Registration is open now. Dover, Delaware — Today, Delaware’s Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) Jason Clarke announced that high school and college students across the First State […]




Governor Carney Announces Appointment of Student to State Board of Education

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, October 22, 2021

Bridgeville resident to bring student perspective to board WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced he has appointed a high school junior from Bridgeville to serve on the State Board of Education. Shelby Farris, a former Woodbridge High School student who now attends Positive Outcomes Charter School, will join the board for its November […]




Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

Delaware Libraries | Department of Education | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, September 10, 2021

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school year by promoting the new Story Walks created in partnership with the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), the Delaware Department […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 86

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, July 30, 2021

Legislation increases funding for students K – 3 eligible for basic special education services WILMINGTON, Del. –Governor John Carney signed House Bill 86 on Friday alongside members of the General Assembly, educators and advocates. This legislation provides increased funding for students kindergarten through third grade identified as eligible for basic special education services.  “Our goal […]