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Governor Carney’s Statement on Smarter Balanced Assessment Results

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement on the preliminary results of the 2017 administration of the Smarter Balanced assessment announced on Thursday by the Delaware Department of Education: “With the help of educators across our state, more Delaware students are making real progress and are on the path to long-term success. […]




Governor Carney Launches Opportunity Grant Program to Support Disadvantaged Delaware Students

School districts, charter schools can apply for $1 million in new funding WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools can now apply for $1 million in special funding to improve supports for low-income students, students chronically exposed to stress and trauma, and English language learners. The new Opportunity Grant program […]




Governor Carney Vetoes 5-Mile Radius Legislation that Limits Options for Wilmington Students

Governor: “This legislation unfairly excludes some of our most vulnerable students.” WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools, while excluding a number of students in the City of Wilmington. The following […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Boost Library Technology, Scholarship Opportunities

New measures will help libraries coordinate technology resources and offer additional educational opportunities NEWARK, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 94 and House Bill 34, legislation that will allow Delaware libraries to further their efforts to coordinate technology resources statewide and offer more educational opportunities to library and archives professionals. […]




Governor Carney Directs DOE to Create Regulation, Model Policy to Prevent Discrimination in Schools

New guidelines will help districts and charter schools create consistent anti-discrimination policies statewide   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that he has directed the Delaware Department of Education to develop specific guidelines – by regulation – for school districts and charter schools to use in developing policies that prohibit discrimination against […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Governor Carney"

Governor Carney’s Statement on Smarter Balanced Assessment Results

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney released the following statement on the preliminary results of the 2017 administration of the Smarter Balanced assessment announced on Thursday by the Delaware Department of Education: “With the help of educators across our state, more Delaware students are making real progress and are on the path to long-term success. […]




Governor Carney Launches Opportunity Grant Program to Support Disadvantaged Delaware Students

School districts, charter schools can apply for $1 million in new funding WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that Delaware schools can now apply for $1 million in special funding to improve supports for low-income students, students chronically exposed to stress and trauma, and English language learners. The new Opportunity Grant program […]




Governor Carney Vetoes 5-Mile Radius Legislation that Limits Options for Wilmington Students

Governor: “This legislation unfairly excludes some of our most vulnerable students.” WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools, while excluding a number of students in the City of Wilmington. The following […]




Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Boost Library Technology, Scholarship Opportunities

New measures will help libraries coordinate technology resources and offer additional educational opportunities NEWARK, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed into law House Bill 94 and House Bill 34, legislation that will allow Delaware libraries to further their efforts to coordinate technology resources statewide and offer more educational opportunities to library and archives professionals. […]




Governor Carney Directs DOE to Create Regulation, Model Policy to Prevent Discrimination in Schools

New guidelines will help districts and charter schools create consistent anti-discrimination policies statewide   WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Tuesday that he has directed the Delaware Department of Education to develop specific guidelines – by regulation – for school districts and charter schools to use in developing policies that prohibit discrimination against […]