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 Pages Tagged With: "Opportunity Funding"

Governor Carney’s Statement on the Passage of Opportunity Funding

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on the General Assembly’s final passage of Senate Bill 56, which makes Opportunity Funding permanent for low-income students and English learners. “This is a historic day in our state. We have an obligation to make sure that our most vulnerable students get the […]




Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bills to Make Opportunity Funding Permanent, Expand K-3 Special Education

Opportunity Funding targets state resources for English learners and low-income students; funding will reach $60M annually by FY2025 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and members of the General Assembly on Thursday announced legislation to increase funding and classroom-based support for low-income students, English learners, and young Delaware students with special needs. Senate Bill 56, sponsored […]




Gov. Carney: Delawareans for Educational Opportunity, DE NAACP Agreement Makes Significant Investment in DE Schools

Settlement agreement in Chancery Court case would make Opportunity Funding permanent and expand funding for high-needs schools WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced an agreement with Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the Delaware NAACP to make significant new investments in Delaware public schools and dedicate additional funding for Delaware’s most disadvantaged students […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Create Opportunity Funding Oversight Committee

Committee will evaluate progress of the initiative, report annually to the Governor and General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed Executive Order 33, which establishes the Oversight Committee on Opportunity Funding to ensure that the initiative is achieving its goals to support low-income students, and English learners, and close achievement gaps in […]




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

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 […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Opportunity Funding"

Governor Carney’s Statement on the Passage of Opportunity Funding

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday released the following statement on the General Assembly’s final passage of Senate Bill 56, which makes Opportunity Funding permanent for low-income students and English learners. “This is a historic day in our state. We have an obligation to make sure that our most vulnerable students get the […]




Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bills to Make Opportunity Funding Permanent, Expand K-3 Special Education

Opportunity Funding targets state resources for English learners and low-income students; funding will reach $60M annually by FY2025 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and members of the General Assembly on Thursday announced legislation to increase funding and classroom-based support for low-income students, English learners, and young Delaware students with special needs. Senate Bill 56, sponsored […]




Gov. Carney: Delawareans for Educational Opportunity, DE NAACP Agreement Makes Significant Investment in DE Schools

Settlement agreement in Chancery Court case would make Opportunity Funding permanent and expand funding for high-needs schools WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday announced an agreement with Delawareans for Educational Opportunity and the Delaware NAACP to make significant new investments in Delaware public schools and dedicate additional funding for Delaware’s most disadvantaged students […]




Governor Carney Signs Executive Order to Create Opportunity Funding Oversight Committee

Committee will evaluate progress of the initiative, report annually to the Governor and General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed Executive Order 33, which establishes the Oversight Committee on Opportunity Funding to ensure that the initiative is achieving its goals to support low-income students, and English learners, and close achievement gaps in […]




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

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 […]