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The President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities simply wants to say thank you. While many have suggested that they comprehend the importance of America’s HBCUs, no administration — and we do mean no administration, in the history of our republic — has done more for these schools than the Biden-Harris administration. more
It was with great relief that, though after 10 p.m. July 15, we learned that the Milford school board would not be voting on the Board Policy 6103 revision as presented. Previously speaking against this revision, the Youth & School Officials Action Group of Speak Out Against Hate applauds the decision to table it and create a committee composed of teachers, staff, students, administrators and community members. more
Matt Meyer has a clear vision for Delaware (mattmeyer.org/vision-of-delaware) Throughout his career, he has shown that he can implement his ideas. more
Elisa Diller, Mary Graham, Karen Peterson and Robert Hall of Retirees Investing in Social Equity Delaware wrote an Opinion on July 17 to share the group’s thanks after its extensive battle with the state regarding retiree health care benefits. more
Access to credit is a cornerstone for economic empowerment and community growth. As the executive director of the Delaware Charter Schools Network, I understand the impact financial stability has on our families’ success and, by extension, our students’. more
As the presidential election campaign heats up, media coverage suggests that Americans are hopelessly divided and headed for a difficult fall — perhaps also a tense January 2025. But that … more
In our current society, there are a multitude of pressures, from academic performance to social dynamics to personal growth, that have created an unprecedented mental health crisis that demands our attention. Mental health diagnoses, such as anxiety, depression and stress, have been increasing among school-age children. These directly affect students’ academic performance and well-being. more
During the televised debate, President Joe Biden made a reference to the legal problems that Donald Trump has. Then, Trump made a remark referring to problems that President Biden will have if he wins the election. more
In June, the resolution to call for a convention of states was voted on in the Delaware Senate. Through conversations with many opponents of the resolution, it is clear that many Delawareans are confused about what the convention of states movement is looking for. more
It’s not just presidential candidates who are old. Based on my own data, nearly 20% of House of Representatives and Senate members are 70 or older, compared with about 6% who are under 40. … more
Can you still use a check to make purchases? In increasing numbers of stores across the U.S., the answer is no. The large retailer Target stopped accepting checks July 15. It follows decisions a decade earlier by supermarket chains Whole Foods and Aldi to no longer accept this form of payment. more
It would appear that Senate Bill 265 gives Delmarva Power an automatic 10% raise, in perpetuity, every three years, with no outlet for public scrutiny! more
The Delaware Coalition for Open Government asks you to veto Senate Bill 313, specifically because the amendment to Section 122(18) of the Delaware General Corporation Law essentially can render shareholder voting rights meaningless. more
As the presidential election campaign heats up, media coverage suggests that Americans are hopelessly divided and headed for a difficult fall — perhaps also a tense January 2025. more
The attempted assassination of Donald Trump on Saturday added more fuel to an already fiery election season. In this case, political violence was carried out against the party that is most often found espousing it. The incident shows how uncontrollable political violence can be — and how dangerous the current times are for America. more
The Rehoboth Beach Patrol has confirmed that the three species of jellyfish and one close cousin common along Delaware’s coast have arrived earlier than usual this year. But the lifeguards and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control also note that the number of injuries has remained flat. more
The wheels — and earth movers — officially got into motion on the $40 million East Camden Bypass on July 8, aiming to ease congestion and improve safety for all modes of transportation. … more
They say give credit where it is due, so I would like to thank Dover City Councilman Bill Hare for all the times he has helped us with problems, etc. more
I would like to ask the candidates one question. more
In response to the Navy veteran whose mother told her to vote for anyone but Donald Trump: It’s a shame people don’t look at the record rather than repeat what the very biased media says (“America can do better than Donald Trump”). more
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