Tag: school

Great Oaks Charter School Placed on Formal Review

Due to enrollment concerns, Secretary of Education Mark Holodick has placed Great Oaks Charter School in Wilmington on formal review. Formal review is an investigatory process that will allow the Charter School Accountability Committee (CSAC) to determ...

Schools to Recruit Educators at Saturday’s DSU Football Game

Prospective educators will have the opportunity to meet with 14 districts and charter schools during a recruitment fair at Saturday’s Delaware State University football game. The Delaware Department of Education is sponsoring the event as an opportunit...

It’s Go Time

Students, educators, families, and policy-makers agree that we need to keep our schools open for in-person learning. We need our students and educators to be able to focus on learning. We have ground to gain following the pandemic, and recovery cannot ...

2022-23 School Year Free and Reduced-Price Meal Policy Announced

The Delaware Department of Education announces the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals served under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Progra...

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...

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...

Free school meals to continue in upcoming academic year

Delaware K-12 schools will have the option to continue offering free nutritious school meals during the 2021-2022 school year, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) announced today.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food & Nutrition...

Students honored in webapp mapping competition

Secretary of Education Susan Bunting congratulated Delaware’s winners of the Esri’s 2021 ArcGIS US School Competition this afternoon, three siblings who each won $100 in prize money from ESRI.