WILMINGTON, Del. — Nine Delaware school districts and charter schools will receive a combined $1 million in grants to support programs that help disadvantaged students and English language learners.

The state’s “Opportunity Grant” program will help schools improve supports for low-income students, as well as students chronically exposed to stress and trauma and those learning English.

Gov. John Carney announced the grants on Wednesday.

The Department of Education gave preference to school-level initiatives rather than broader district or organizational programs.

The winners include the Great Oaks Charter School, the Kuumba Academy Charter School, Woodbridge School District and Colonial School District.