Tag: Department of Education

State Launches Education Funding Study

The Delaware Department of Education has launched a study into the state’s public education funding system. The post State Launches Education Funding Study appeared first on State of Delaware News.

2022 State Test Results Provide Baseline for Pandemic Recovery

Statewide assessment results for the 2021-22 school year reinforce the continuing need to provide additional supports and learning time to students in response to COVID-19 school building closures. The post 2022 State Test Results Provide Baseline for ...

Migrant summer school supports students, families

Delaware's Migrant Education Program’s (MEP) Summer School Project is a seven-week program (June 27 – August 12) that provides instructional and supportive services to migratory children whose parents migrate and work in agriculture in Delaware. MEP is...

Delaware ParentCamp transforms school and family engagement

Traditional family engagement models often look like school staff up front presenting, families receiving and sharing feedback. The ParentCamp model transforms such stand-and-deliver sessions into facilitated dialogues “where the entire room is the exp...

Student State Board of Education Member Application Due June 24

The application for student membership on the Delaware State Board of Education is currently open. Application requirements and information can be found below and in the application packet. Applicants for the student Board member position must meet the...

Summer of Opportunity

The Department of Education has been working in tandem with individual school districts and charter schools to ensure that summer learning plans are in place throughout the state. The post Summer of Opportunity appeared first on State of Delaware News.

Delaware Child Care Professional Bonus Registry Now Open

Delaware child care professionals now can submit to receive $1,000 direct payments from the Delaware Department of Education. The state is using $10.6 million of its federal American Rescue Plan funding to pay for the bonuses, a first-of-its-kind initi...

Holodick Names Top High School Seniors 2022 Secretary Scholars

Secretary of Education Mark Holodick has honored 89 public school students from the Class of 2022 as Secretary of Education Scholars. The post Holodick Names Top High School Seniors 2022 Secretary Scholars appeared first on State of Delaware News.

School Behavioral Health Professionals Honored

The state will name its first Delaware Behavioral Health Professional of the Year later this month. Seventeen* school districts and the Delaware Charter School Network named local Behavioral Health Professionals of the Year for 2022. Following an appli...

Gov. Carney Celebrates 150th Arbor Day in Rehoboth Beach

Governor John C. Carney, Jr. celebrated the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day at Rehoboth Elementary School by spotlighting his “Tree for Every Delawarean Initiative” in a ceremony attended by members of the General Assembly, state and local officials, sc...

Delaware Students Awarded Full-ride Merit Scholarships

Congratulations to this year's merit scholarship awardees! Merit scholarships are competitive scholarships awarded by DDOE to students for their academic performance, participation in school activities and service to the community. The post Delaware St...

Welch Elementary Named Delaware’s First Purple Star School

Major George S. Welch Elementary School in the Caesar Rodney School District is Delaware’s first Purple Star School, recognized for its commitment to supporting the unique educational and social-emotional needs of military-connected children. The post ...

State Seeks Sponsors For Child and Adult Care Food Program

Sponsors in CACFP can receive reimbursement for meals served in compliance with program regulations at qualifying child care centers, adult day care centers, emergency shelters, family day care homes and afterschool programs. The post State Seeks Spons...

Education preparation reports show programs’ progress

The Delaware Department of Education today released 2021 biennial reports on the state’s teacher and specialist educator preparation programs, part of a comprehensive effort to strengthen educator preparation programs in the First State. These reports ...

Assistant Principal Academy graduates first cohort of leaders

The inaugural cohort of some of the state's most highly distinguished assistant principals graduated this month from Delaware's Assistant Principal Academy program. The post Assistant Principal Academy graduates first cohort of leaders appeared first o...