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Governor Carney Announces $60 Million Opportunity Funding Initiative for Disadvantaged Students

Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Weighted funding program will target resources for low-income students, English learners DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware Education Secretary Susan Bunting, and education advocates on Tuesday announced a three-year, $60 million Opportunity Funding initiative to target resources toward Delaware’s most disadvantaged students. This program, for the first time in Delaware, will provide weighted funding […]




Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system.




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney: 2019 Kindergarten Registration Starts Now

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, November 23, 2018

Op-ed by Tracey Quillen Carney, First Lady of Delaware Honorary Chair, Kindergarten Registration Campaign This month, we launched the first ever Kindergarten Registration Campaign in Delaware. And I can hear families asking exactly what I would have asked in the hectic preschool years of our kids’ lives: “You want me to think about next fall […]




Delaware Pathways Grants Will Support New High School Career Programs

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

State investing more than $438,000 in preparing youth in key industries GEORGETOWN, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday announced more than $438,000 in federal grants to expand high school career pathway programs. The statewide Delaware Pathways initiative aims to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in today’s economy. […]







  Category: Education


Governor Carney Announces $60 Million Opportunity Funding Initiative for Disadvantaged Students

Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Weighted funding program will target resources for low-income students, English learners DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware Education Secretary Susan Bunting, and education advocates on Tuesday announced a three-year, $60 million Opportunity Funding initiative to target resources toward Delaware’s most disadvantaged students. This program, for the first time in Delaware, will provide weighted funding […]




Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system.




Warm Clothing Drive Once Again Collecting Hugs and Connecting Hearts for Delaware’s Children

Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Education | Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor John Carney | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long | News | Office of Management and Budget | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) and its community partners, are pleased to report that the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign has now begun. Heart 2 Heart Hugs is focused on providing warmth, comfort, hugs and smiles for kids and young adults in Delaware who are homeless or in foster care. Donations of […]




First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney: 2019 Kindergarten Registration Starts Now

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, November 23, 2018

Op-ed by Tracey Quillen Carney, First Lady of Delaware Honorary Chair, Kindergarten Registration Campaign This month, we launched the first ever Kindergarten Registration Campaign in Delaware. And I can hear families asking exactly what I would have asked in the hectic preschool years of our kids’ lives: “You want me to think about next fall […]




Delaware Pathways Grants Will Support New High School Career Programs

Department of Education | Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

State investing more than $438,000 in preparing youth in key industries GEORGETOWN, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday announced more than $438,000 in federal grants to expand high school career pathway programs. The statewide Delaware Pathways initiative aims to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in today’s economy. […]