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February declared Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

February 12, 2019

Delaware Governor John Carney signed a proclamation today declaring February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness & Prevention Month. Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month aims to prevent teen dating violence and abuse and to promote healthy relationship behaviors. Today, 1 in 3 high school students experiences some form of dating violence in their relationships and each […]

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Sens. Coons introduce legislation to strengthen partnerships between HBCUs

February 7, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) introduced legislation to strengthen partnerships between federal agencies and the country’s more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The HBCU Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students (HBCU PARTNERS) Act was introduced along with U.S. Senators Doug Jones […]

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$900K grant will advance stem cell research at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

February 1, 2019

$900K grant will advance stem cell research at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center

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Grant to help state improve access to early education

January 31, 2019

Some Delaware families seeking support and services for the education and care of their young children must navigate the programs and policies of three state agencies – with 11 divisions – as well as private care providers and their local school districts. The First State hopes to make the process easier for families with the […]

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DNREC’s First State Heritage Park ‘First Saturday’ to offer special programs Feb. 2 marking African-American History Month

January 28, 2019

DNREC’s First State Heritage Park ‘First Saturday’ to offer special programs Feb. 2 marking African-American History Month

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Governor Carney, Legislators Announce Bill to Assist Federal Workers

January 23, 2019

Delaware Legislators Announce Bill to Assist Federal Workers

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Governor Carney Delivers State of the State Address to Joint Session of the General Assembly

January 18, 2019

Governor details plans for strengthening our economy, improving Delaware’s schools, protecting our quality of life DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney delivered his 2019 State of the State Address on Thursday in the Senate Chamber at Legislative Hall in Dover, outlining his priorities for strengthening Delaware’s economy, improving our public schools, and protecting Delaware’s quality […]

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Delaware Launches First Phase Report Card

January 17, 2019

The Delaware Department of Education today launched the first phase of its new Delaware Report Card. 

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Wells Fargo Customers Will Have Chance to Be Compensated Under 50 State Settlement That Includes Delaware

January 7, 2019

Under a settlement filed December 28, 2018 with all 50 states and the District of Columbia over violations of state consumer protection laws, Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will create a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not been made whole through other restitution programs already in place can seek review of their […]

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Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

January 4, 2019

Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system. The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning — in […]

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