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  • Delaware Department of Education, DuPont and Discovery Education launch first-of-Its-kind partnership supporting STEM, career, and technical education statewide

    The Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Discovery Education today announced a new, first-of-its-kind partnership that will increase student access to high-quality STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) instructional resources, as well as instructional materials and other supports to enhance career and technical education programs across the state. The three-year partnership program directly supports the Delaware Pathways initiative -- an innovative effort helping students develop the academic, technical, and employability skills needed for successful, in-demand jobs across Delaware.

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  • Lake Forest technology paraprofessional named Delaware 2022 Educational Support Professional of Year

    A computer lab/technology paraprofessional from Lake Forest School District’s Lake Forest East Elementary School is the state’s 2022 Delaware Educational Support Professional of the Year. Secretary of Education Susan Bunting surprised David Thomas by presenting him with the award at his school this morning.

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  • District/charter educational support professionals of year honored; one to be named state winner

    The Delaware Department of Education is honoring 19 educational support professionals for their outstanding work supporting their students and school communities. "Whether they are providing individual instructional support, preparing nutritious meals, keeping our buildings safe and clean, safely transporting our students to and from school, providing the technical support our educators and students need or supporting our educators and families through their administrative office support, these individuals are vital to the daily operations of our schools and our students’ academic success," Secretary of Education Susan Bunting said. "I laud each of these nominees for his or her outstanding work and thank them and all the colleagues whom they represent.”

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  • Federal accountability waiver approved April 6

    On February 22, 2021, USED provided state education agencies with the option to submit an accountability waiver in lieu of the addendum. The newly released accountability waiver includes all aspects included in Delaware’s original addendum request, which was informed by extensive stakeholder feedback and public comment, but also adds a one-year waiver from identifying schools for Targeted Support and Improvement (TSI) and a waiver from including participation rates below 95% in proficiency calculations.

    DDOE accountability request - March 2021 

    Accountability waiver approval

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

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