DOE News

  • State seeks grant applications for new, expanding charter schools

    The Delaware Department of Education is seeking grant applications for new charter schools interested in opening in Delaware or highly effective existing schools looking to add seats or additional locations.

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  • Future health professionals take home state awards

    Students from across Delaware took home awards from the 8th annual HOSA-Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference held earlier this month at University of Delaware STAR Campus.

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  • First State honors STEM students

    Students from across Delaware took home state honors last week from the 45th annual Delaware Technology Student Association (DETSA) conference at the state fairgrounds in Harrington. More than 1,000 students and advisers from 48 schools participated with 100 professionals representing business, industry and college judging 1,888 entries.

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  • Building a New DOE Website
    The Delaware Department of Education is a building a new site to serve you better. We are taking a fresh look at the DOE website and rebuilding it from the ground up to make it more closely aligned with your needs. Please be patient with us while our site is under improvement.

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  • 2019 Early Learning Community Conversation Dates Announced: The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning invites providers, families and anyone interested in learning about the important issues impacting early education in Delaware to attend one of eight Community Conversations being held in May.  These meeting will be informative as well as engaging for attendees.  Conversations regarding early learning issues will take place with representatives from state agencies that work directly with young children and families including the Department of Education, Department of Health and Social Services and the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families.  Topics such as Delaware’s early learning budget and funding, governance, Office of Child Care Licensing regulations, Purchase of Care and market rates, and early childhood mental health will be discussed.


    Meetings will be held each day listed below between 12:30pm and 2:30pm and again between 6:00pm and 8:00pm:


    May 16 – City of Wilmington – City of Wilmington, Municipal Services Building, 397 Wilmington Ave., New Castle DE  19720 

    May 20 – Newark – Delaware State Police Troop 2, Paris Community Room, 100 Lagrange Ave., Newark, DE  19716

    May 22 – Lewes – Lewes Library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, DE  19958

    May 23 – Dover – Collette Education Building, Conference Room A, 35 Commerce Way, Dover, DE  19901

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  • Summer Food Service Waiver Program: The Delaware Department of Education is submitting statewide waivers to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office (MARO) for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) flexibilities and policies that were rescinded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) through SFSP 01-2019 Summer Food Service Program Memoranda Rescission.

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  • Information about school closings/delays is posted on the State's website.

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