Governor Carney Signs Black History Education Legislation

House Bill 198 ensures Black history education will be taught in K-12 schools WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 198, legislation that requires each school district and charter school serving K-12 students to provide instruction ....

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Free Webinar on June 29 Features Coastal Restoration Toolkit

A toolkit developed by Restore America’s Estuaries helps communities launch a coastal restoration project and is the topic of a free webinar, presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, in partnership ....

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Governor Carney Updates COVID-19 Order, Eliminates Capacity Restrictions Effective May 21

School bus restrictions updated; Masks still required indoors; Delawareans should follow CDC mask guidance outdoors; larger events still require plan approval from DPH WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed a new COVID-19 ....

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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 ....

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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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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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First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney Announces “First Chance” Award Recipients

Awards recognize leaders, organizations that provided meals for children during spring and summer WILMINGTON, Del. – First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney and members of the End Childhood Hunger Task Force (ECHO) on Friday announced recipients of “First Chance” awards. ....

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Governor Carney Signs 25th Modification to State of Emergency Declaration

Updated order formalizes mask guidance for children, requires schools to notify families of positive cases  WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed the 25th modification to his State of Emergency declaration, formalizing new face ....

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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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State of Delaware Announces Guidance for Reopening of Schools for 2020-21 Academic Year

Guidance to help Districts and Charters plan for three different learning scenarios based on COVID-19 spread WILMINGTON, Del. – Secretary of Education Susan Bunting today released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the ....

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DELAWARE TEAMS EARN TOP HONORS IN GIRLS GO CYBERSTART

Teams from Padua Academy, Charter School of Wilmington and MOT Charter School receive top scores DOVER, Del. — Governor John Carney and Chief Information Officer (CIO) James Collins congratulate Delaware’s winners of the Girls Go ....

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Guidance on Childcare Centers

Email from Governor John Carney:   This is an uncertain time, and Delawareans have understandable questions about the potential impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on their families and communities.   We’ve repeatedly heard versions of this question:  Why would ....

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Governor Carney Directs Two-Week Closure of Delaware Public Schools

State to close schools March 16 through 27 to prepare for potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Friday directed all Delaware public schools close from March 16-27, to allow ....

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Governor Carney: Application Period is Open for Student Representative on State Board of Education

Applications for rising 11th or 12th grade student seat are due March 20, 2020  DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday the application period for the student seat on the State Board of ....

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