Delaware education laws, regulations
Under State of Delaware law, the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE) is required to exercise general control and supervision over all public schools in the state. DDOE supports districts and charter schools with resources, professional development, grant access and more so that all Delaware students are ready for success in college, career and life.
- Delaware education laws - Learn more about Delaware’s current laws for public education as outlined in Title 14 of the Delaware Code.
- Delaware education regulations - Find the rules and regulations DDOE has adopted to carry out Delaware’s education laws.
Delaware education laws and regulations are often formed in partnership with the State Board of Education, the Professional Standards Board and the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association (DIAA).
Proposed and Final regulations
The following regulations are proposed and out for comment:
DOE Proposed Regulations (Secretary of Education approval only):
*These regulations are being transferred from DSCYF to DOE as part of the change in governance structure. They will be renumbered when finalized.
PSB Proposed Regulations
The following are comments received for posted DOE proposed regulations:
The following are comments received for posted proposed Professional Standard Board regulations:
The following regulations are finalized and posted in the current issue of the Monthly Register of Regulations:
DOE/Secretary of Education Only Final Regulations:
DOE/State Board of Education Final Regulations:
Professional Standards Board Final Regulations: