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  Category: Education


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 […]




Governor Carney Announces Summer Acceleration Milestones

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 1, 2021

 Governor John Carney announced the progress underway with summer acceleration and encouraged Delaware families to take advantage of the free services offered by their districts and charter schools.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Expand and Make Permanent Opportunity Funding in Schools 

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Senate Bill 56 expands and makes permanent supports for low-income students and English learners WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed legislation to increase classroom-based support for low-income students and English learners in Delaware public schools. Senate Bill 56, sponsored by Senator Laura Sturgeon, expands and makes permanent Delaware’s Opportunity Funding program. The weighted funding […]




Student State Board of Education Member Application Due July 2

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 18, 2021

The application for student membership on the Delaware State Board of Education is currently open. Application requirements and information can be found below and in the application packet.    Applicants for the student Board member position must meet the following requirements: Delaware resident; 11th or 12th grade student during the 2021-22 school year; Attend a […]







  Category: Education


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 […]




Governor Carney Announces Summer Acceleration Milestones

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, July 1, 2021

 Governor John Carney announced the progress underway with summer acceleration and encouraged Delaware families to take advantage of the free services offered by their districts and charter schools.




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Expand and Make Permanent Opportunity Funding in Schools 

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Senate Bill 56 expands and makes permanent supports for low-income students and English learners WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed legislation to increase classroom-based support for low-income students and English learners in Delaware public schools. Senate Bill 56, sponsored by Senator Laura Sturgeon, expands and makes permanent Delaware’s Opportunity Funding program. The weighted funding […]




Student State Board of Education Member Application Due July 2

Department of Education | Education | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, June 18, 2021

The application for student membership on the Delaware State Board of Education is currently open. Application requirements and information can be found below and in the application packet.    Applicants for the student Board member position must meet the following requirements: Delaware resident; 11th or 12th grade student during the 2021-22 school year; Attend a […]