Delaware Education Laws and 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, Final and Emergency Regulations
All proposed, final and emergency regulations must be posted in Delaware’s Register of Regulations before being added to the Delaware Administrative Code. The following regulations are proposed and out for comment:
DOE Proposed Regulations (Secretary of Education approval only):
DOE Proposed Regulations (State Board of Education approval):
Regulation 1009 DIAA High School Interscholastic Athletics - The DIAA Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments to 14 Del. Admin. Code §1009 during its virtual meeting on June 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. The public hearing will not be held at a physical location.
To register for the public hearing follow this link - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9175256723001371408. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. This link will also be posted on the Statewide Public Meeting Calendar at publicmeetings.delaware.gov.
PSB Proposed Regulations
The following are comments received for posted DOE proposed regulations:
The following are comments received for posted proposed State Board of Education 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 Final Regulations (Secretary of Education approval only):
DOE Final Regulations (State Board of Education approval):
Professional Standards Board Final Regulations: