Governor Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Encourage Reading This Fall

September marks Library Card Sign-up Month, Free Story Walks in each county WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney on Friday encouraged students and families to read throughout the school ....

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Delaware High School Students Named “National Cyber Scholars”

30,000 Students Across the Country Sought to Qualify for Cybersecurity Competition hosted by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation   Wilmington, Del. — Delaware’s Governor John Carney, Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, and Chief Information Officer ....

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Lt. Governor Hall-Long & Former U.S Rep. Patrick Kennedy lead a Discussion on Social and Emotional Behavioral Health

Innovation Center, William Penn High School. – On Tuesday, Lt. Governor Hall-Long joined Patrick and Amy Kennedy and leaders in behavioral health from around Delaware for a round table discussion aimed at improving student mental health. Patrick Kennedy is one of the world’s ....

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Governor Carney Signs Legislation to Expand and Make Permanent Opportunity Funding in Schools 

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 ....

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20 Delaware teachers named local Teachers of the Year

Twenty Delaware teachers have been nominated to be named Delaware’s 2022 State Teacher of the Year. Selected from among the almost 10,000 public school teachers in the state, the candidates were nominated by their districts or the Delaware Charter School Network because of their ability to inspire students with a love of learning, ....

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Governor Carney Announces Updates to COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Educator vaccinations expanded through state events and federal partnership with Walgreens; Vaccinations also to begin at poultry plants WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday announced an expansion of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program for ....

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Governor Carney, Secretary Bunting Announce One-Time Enrollment Funding for Schools

Additional $9 million will help districts and charters prevent layoffs  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Education (DOE) announced on Thursday that the State of Delaware will provide $9 million in ....

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Delaware Taps Fund to Replace Diesel-Guzzling School Buses

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has awarded $177,674 to The Warehouse, a teen-led co-working space and after-school center in Wilmington, to replace its diesel bus with an all-electric, zero emissions vehicle ....

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Delaware Launches Free CyberStart America Challenge

National online cybersecurity talent search and competition open to all Delaware high school students Dover – Governor John Carney today announced Delaware’s participation in CyberStart America – an innovative, online cybersecurity talent search and competition sponsored ....

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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 ....

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Governor Carney Announces Delaware Schools May Open in Hybrid Scenario

Data on COVID-19 community spread in Delaware indicates mix of remote and in-person instruction  WILMINGTON, Del. – Based on a review of COVID-19 data in Delaware, Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division of Public Health ....

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