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  Category: Education


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 […]




COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




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 | 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 […]







  Category: Education


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 […]




COLD DAYS…. WARM HEARTS…

Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families | Education | Governor's Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Weather | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Dover, Delaware-January 2019 – Help us give a child that is homeless or in foster care a warm hug! Cold weather is still in the forecast and everyone deserves to stay warm. Who doesn’t like getting a hug or knowing that someone cares? The GACEC and its community Partners are doing just that for the […]




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 | 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 […]