The Delaware Department of Education on Tuesday named 15 schools 2017 Recognition Schools, two of which also were designated as National Title I Distinguished Schools. Each school will receive an $8,000 award. Funding for the awards comes from the state’s School Improvement funds. Additionally, there are four Schools of Continued Excellence that were honored as Recognition Schools last year and had outstanding performance again this year. These schools are not eligible for a financial award again until 2018.
This type of conduct is abhorrent and the school should certainly pursue disciplinary action. Based upon information presented to the Delaware Department of Justice today, there is insufficient evidence to pursue criminal charges at this time. DOJ will assess the results of the full investigation, including police reports and interviews, and any additional evidence that […]
New Anti-Bullying Video Directed To Students Also Released for New School Year Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn reiterated Friday the Delaware Department of Justice’s position that “Threats and intimidation against our neighbors based on who they are will not be accepted here in Delaware,” and reissued enforcement guidelines from last November to schools and law […]
Legislation sponsored by Representative Matthews and Senator McDowell WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has signed House Bill 23, legislation aimed at reducing the dropout rate in Delaware’s public schools. Representative Sean Matthews and Senator Harris McDowell sponsored the legislation. “All of Delaware’s students deserve an equal opportunity to learn and succeed,” said Governor Carney. […]
DNREC’s Recycling Team in the Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is providing a valuable Universal Recycling preview in the form of free onsite waste assessments to organizations and schools in Delaware who might want to apply for recycling grants or low-interest loans offered this year by DNREC.