Tag: Delaware legislature

Delaware Lawmakers Prioritizing Early Care and Education Workforce

Early Childhood Education

May 13th, 2022

In the coming weeks, early childhood workers will be able to access the supplement or “bonus” pay committed in November by Gov. John Carney through American Rescue Plan Act funds. Each early educator will be paid $1,000 upon completing their online profile—which will help the state create its first professional registry, or data...

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Equity and Education Take Center Stage at Busy Legislative Session

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July 1st, 2021

In the wake of a national reckoning with racial and social justice, a challenging year battling the impact of COVID-19, and the election of new (largely progressive) members to our state legislature, all eyes were on the first half of the 151st General Assembly. Since kicking off last January, the legislature, which officially...

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Breaking Down Gov. Carney’s 2021 State of the State

Early Childhood Education, Funding and Equity, News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

January 29th, 2021

This week, Governor John Carney delivered his State of the State address and presented his FY22 recommended budget. Gov. Carney started the education portion of his address by thanking the hard work and dedication of educators, school leaders, child care providers, and all school staff during the pandemic. He acknowledged that they continue...

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Previewing the Second Half of the Legislative Session

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April 11th, 2016

The Delaware State Legislature is gearing up to return to session this week after a two-week break. As always, a host of education-related legislation is on the horizon. Now that we are halfway through the 2016 legislative calendar, here’s what you need to know in order to keep tabs on all things education-related down in Legislative Hall...

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