The Delaware Department of Education released statewide assessment results for the 2021-22 academic year Tuesday, emphasizing continued recovery from school closures during the pandemic.
GEORGETOWN — Delmarva Christian Schools, with nondenominational campuses in Milton and Georgetown, has announced the appointment of Nathan Benjamin as high school principal.
SELBYVILLE — As directed by a court order, the Indian River School District is mapping out its future with an emphasis on equity.
Eligible Delaware households will receive emergency food benefits under the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer program to cover the summer period when children are not receiving meals at school.
Children & Families First, one of Delaware’s oldest and most trusted leaders in meeting the needs of children and their families, has announced an award from the Office of Head Start as the permanent five-year grant manager of Head Start and Early Head Start programs in Kent and Sussex counties.
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Pastoral Council of St. Edmond Roman Catholic Church recently voted to provide $6,000 in support to Clothing Our Kids, a mission to improve the lives of at-risk schoolchildren in Sussex County by providing them with appropriate clothes.
DOVER — A collaboration between Delaware State University’s water-testing laboratory and the city may appear as a small drop in a big bucket. However, a deeper dive shows that City Council President Roy Sudler Jr. is working toward many more partnerships that would be beneficial to both parties.
WILMINGTON — The application period for the new ASPIRE529 program, which provides $529 for foster youth aging out of the system to use for expenses related to continuing their education, closes …
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DOVER — Feeling the need to possibly “polish some things up” regarding security at the 13 schools in the Capital School District, Dover Police Chief Thomas Johnson was all set to contact its leaders in the wake of the Uvalde, Texas, school shooting May 24. However, Dr. Vilicia Cade, Capital’s superintendent, called him first.
SEAFORD — A creative spoke in Seaford Police Department’s community outreach is showcasing artistic skills of elementary students. Twenty-one children submitted pieces for the Riding With the P.A.C.K. (Police and Community Konnections) patch-drawing contest.
DOVER — A retired United Airlines pilot and his wife has translated their admiration of Delaware State University’s aviation program into a $100,000 personal donation in support of the …
DOVER — State and local leaders gathered Tuesday at Delaware State University to announce a $1 million grant from Congress to support a partnership between the university and Dover’s branch of the National Council on Agricultural Life & Labor Research Fund to build a Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship.
DOVER — The Senate voted 14-7 Tuesday to  raise the legal age to purchase or possess most types of firearms to  21, from 18. Lawmakers also approved an amendment that would, …
FELTON — The Lake Forest School District recently welcomed Michelle Allman as the supervisor of special programs.Mrs. Allman will oversee Special Education Services, education support for …
“The leader of the band is tiredAnd his eyes are growing oldBut his blood runs throughMy instrumentAnd his song is in my soul —My life has been a poor attemptTo imitate the manI’m …
DOVER — A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to provide full-time substitute teachers to schools that serve low-income students — although the bill has been funded at a lower …
DOVER — A legislative effort to give Delaware students better access to mental health services is continuing this year, with a Senate committee advancing a bill that would provide learners in …
DOVER — The 11 medals certainly impressed Central Middle School teacher Maria Lao Knighting-Boris. The honors — earned by Health Occupations Students of America Future Health Professionals — were captured at the State Leadership Conference in February and earned the students tickets for the 45th annual HOSA International Leadership Conference this week in Nashville, Tennessee.
DOVER — The Sprig & Twig Garden Club awarded two college scholarships at its April meeting.
The First State Manufactured Housing Association has announced the four recipients of the Manufactured Housing Scholarship Award for 2022-23.
NEW YORK — Delaware State University president Dr. Tony Allen joined a number of other historically Black college and university presidents and representatives for a meeting at the New York Stock Exchange this month.
DOVER — Two Delaware State University students, Jordan Spencer and Bralyn Page, have been named 2022 White House HBCU Scholars.
GEORGETOWN — Its past is a chapter rich in history. Its future appears promising for the rejuvenation of the Richard Allen School — one of 80 schools built by philanthropist Pierre S. …