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Carney announces grant funding for Delaware schools


Gov. John Carney yesterday announced $1 million in Opportunity Grant funding for Delaware school districts and charter schools.

“All Delaware students deserve a quality education and an equal chance to succeed. We’re working hard to provide schools and educators with the tools they need to more effectively serve students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and close the achievement gap,” Carney said.

Here is a break down of where the money is going:

Colonial School District – $200,000 – Castle Hills Elementary, Harry O. Eisenberg Elementary, Pleaseantville Elementary, Wilmington Manor Elementary

Christina School District – $106,832 – Elbert Palmer Elementary (EPE)

Red Clay School District – $106,832 – Richardson Park Elementary

Brandywine School District – Mt. Pleasant – $100,000 – Mount Pleasant Elementary (MPE)

Great Oaks Charter School – $100,000

Kuumba Academy Charter School – $100,000

Las Americas Aspira Charter School – $100,000

Woodbridge School District – $97,678 -Woodbridge Early Childhood Center, Phillis Wheatley Elementary School

Caesar Rodney School District – $88,656 -Caesar Rodney High School

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