An independent study of Delaware’s education funding system has yielded recommendations for policymakers.
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 […]
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 […]