Tag: 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...

Author and College Admissions Expert Beth Pickett is Ready to Positively Impact Your Teen’s Future

When parents of high school students are overwhelmed by the college admissions process, they often do not know where to turn. But Beth Pickett an author, and college admissions counselor has been able to calm many of their worst fears. For more than a decade, the founder of College Prep Counseling has been working as… Read More

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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...

Program to Help Foster Youth Pursue Higher Education

$529 payments available to qualified applicants Citing information showing nationwide, only about half of youth raised in foster care end up finishing high school, and less than 3% graduate from a four-year college, Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Dav...

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...

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...

Students ‘Make A Splash’ for the Environment

More than 370 students from five elementary schools participated in the annual “Make a Splash” festival Wednesday, an event that educates students on the diversity of estuary life and the importance of Delaware’s water resources. The post Students ‘Mak...

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 ...

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 ...

February 23: Forum on Racial History and Education in Delaware

On Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m., Governor Carney will host a virtual forum on Racial History and Education in Delaware with Dr. Reba Hollingsworth (Delaware Heritage Commission) and Dr. Bradley Skelcher (Professor Emeritus of History at Delaware...

Two Delaware educators receive national teaching award

President Joe Biden has named two Delaware teachers recipients of the 2020 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the highest recognition that K-12 STEM teachers can receive for outstanding teaching in the Unit...

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...

Sign Here, Please: It’s National Handwriting Day! (January 23rd)

(PCM) National Handwriting Day was established by the Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association (WIMA) on January 23rd, 1977. Most people who were around then were taught penmanship as children, but that may no longer be the case for younger generations. In modern schools, greater emphasis is placed on typing and computer technologies. Cursive is disappearing from […]

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Governor Carney Issues Statement on Cabinet Confirmations

WILMINGTON, Del. –  Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on Senate confirmations of Cabinet officials to lead the Department of Human Resources (DHR) and the Department of Education (DOE). “I want to thank members of th...