The Caesar Rodney School District and the private Jefferson School are 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon winners, federal officials announced today.
Students from across the state took home honors Wednesday in a student driving competition. The annual event, a partnership between the Delaware Department of Education and the Delaware Driver and Safety Education Association, includes written and road components.
DDOE supporting Design Thinking Academy students as school leaders plan closure at end of academic year
Design Thinking Academy leaders have informed the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) that the Newark-area school will close its doors at the end of this school year and relinquish its charter due to low enrollment. The school’s senior class will graduate as scheduled.
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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
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the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office (MARO) for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) flexibilities and policies that were rescinded by the USDA Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) through SFSP 01-2019 Summer Food Service Program Memoranda Rescission.