The state of education in the First State: Delaware announces almost $1.5 million in district, charter grants for innovative improvement projects!

State of Delaware flagThe Delaware Department of Education recently announced 14 grants to schools and districts across the state. Totaling almost $1.5 million, the grants will fund innovative practices and projects proposed by teachers and education leaders to support increased academic student growth.

The $1,486,143 in grants, funded from department school improvement money, will be for implementation during the 2013-2014 school year. The grant recipient will be expected to provide information on the outcome of the practice or initiative to other districts and charter schools.

State officials selected the winners from among 74 applications for the new grant opportunity. The awardees are:

  • Gallagher Elementary School (Christina School District)
  • POLYTECH High School (POLYTECH School District)
  • North Laurel Elementary and Laurel Intermediate schools(Laurel School District)
  • BRINC (Brandywine, Indian River, New Castle County Vo-Tech and Colonial school districts)
  • Brandywine, Concord and Mount Pleasant high schools(Brandywine School District)
  • Chipman Middle School (Lake Forest School District)
  • Stanton Middle School (Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • A.I. duPont middle and high schools (Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • Warner Elementary School (Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • Brittingham and Shields elementary schools(Cape Henlopen School District)
  • A.I. duPont, Dickinson, McKean, Conrad, Cab Calloway, Delaware Military Academy and Wilmington Charter high schools(Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • H.B. duPont Middle School (Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • All Red Clay elementary and middle schools(Red Clay Consolidated School District)
  • Gateway Charter School (charter)

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