One of the greatest gifts of education is that it exposes students to new perspectives and ideas. Through education, children get more opportunities to hone in on their likes and dislikes, gain a greater understanding of their world, and eventually determine and work toward the future they most prefer. Traditional education typically occurs in – though sometimes even in outdoor – classrooms. But educators and families know full well that all experiences educate, and even non-academic experiences can significantly impact a student’s academic success.
Delawareans could save thousands of dollars and months off the time required to complete postsecondary education and training by receiving credit for what they already know from work and other experiences outside the classroom, under a new state framework released today.
Delaware child care professionals now can submit to receive $700 for a second round of direct payments from the Delaware Department of Education.
The Department of Education has been working in tandem with individual school districts and charter schools to ensure that summer learning plans are in place throughout the state.
The Delaware Department of Education today launched its Summer of Opportunity website at de.gov/summerlearning, a searchable database to help families find school- and community-based learning opportunities for their children this summer.