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Grants to prepare youth in key industries

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education Education Governor John Carney News Office of the Governor

Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today announced more than $400,000 in public grants to support new high school pathway programs. The effort expands on the statewide Delaware Pathways initiative to prepare all students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy. The 40 competitive grants, awarded from federal Perkins funds, will benefit 16 districts or charter schools for the 2018-19 school year.




Enhanced assessments to elevate science instruction

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education News

For more than a year, Delaware educators have been working collaboratively across districts and charter schools to create a system of assessments that measures students’ true science mastery. Phase I of the assessment planning began in Fall 2016 when students and educators participated in a research and development process to create test items. Final drafts of these items are now available online for all educators to use in classrooms.




Delaware sees increases in AP participation, performance

Date Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education News

More Delaware public school students are taking and excelling in Advanced Placement courses. New data from the College Board, which administers the tests for the courses that can earn students college credits while in high school, shows that in the past decade Delaware has steadily increased both student participation and performance.




Sussex Tech teacher named Delaware’s 2018 Teacher of the Year

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education Education News

A high school English teacher from the Sussex Technical School District is Delaware’s 2018 State Teacher of the Year. Governor John Carney made the announcement tonight at the annual banquet honoring the 20 district and charter teachers of the year at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center in Dover.




75 schools to participate in fresh fruit, vegetable program

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Education News

In the 2017-18 school year, 75 elementary schools in Delaware will receive funding to participate in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Schools were awarded funding through a competitive application process.





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