DOVER — Thirty nonprofit programs that work to improve the lives of Latinos and all Delawareans have received a total of $554,050 in 2021-22 grants, awarded by the Arsht-Cannon Fund of the Delaware Community Foundation.
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health announced a $15 million partnership Monday with the Delaware Department of Education and Quidel Corp. to provide comprehensive COVID-19 testing, processing and reporting in the state’s schools.
NEW CASTLE — Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, Delaware education leaders, mental health advocates and other lawmakers are leading the charge to increase behavioral health services in schools. At …
MIDDLETOWN — Though they’ve put away their caps and gowns, one group of local graduates will be back in their district's classrooms before long. On July 7, the Appoquinimink School District honored four 2021 high school graduates — Angelie Ross-Jimenez, Jordan Johnson, Madison Billips and Ashley Middleton — by offering them employment at their alma maters upon obtaining teaching degrees.
NEWARK — When it comes to building a sustainable environmental and economic future, one of the more practical solutions is to look toward the green jobs sector, a career field that has the …
DOVER — Literacy Delaware is offering targeted instruction to adults with limited reading, writing and math skills and English As A Second Language adults. Tutors are needed in New Castle, …
WILMINGTON — Dorrell Green and Melody Phillips are new members of Goldey-Beacom College’s board of trustees. Mr. Green has served as a teacher and as an educational leader for three of …
The state of Delaware will rely on the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention following its announcement that vaccinated teachers and students need not wear masks indoors, officials said Friday.
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NEW CASTLE — Eleven transition students from the Division for the Visually Impaired’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services recently participated in “Blind and Socially Savvy,” a …
NEW CASTLE — Eligible Delaware households will receive additional emergency food assistance benefits under the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program to cover the summer period …
NEWARK — The University of Delaware will offer two new courses in the fall created by the UD Anti-Racism Initiative (UDARI). These are designed to research the role that universities across the …
DOVER — Students from 16 schools represented the First State at the National Virtual Technology Student Association conference in June. Finalists competed in events such as computer-aided …
DOVER — Selected from among the almost 10,000 public school teachers in the state, the candidates were nominated by their districts or the Delaware Charter School Network because of their …
DOVER — In a history-making moment, Delaware State University finalized its acquisition of the now-former Wesley College on Thursday — marking the first time a historically Black college or university has acquired another higher-education institution. 
WILMINGTON — Middle and high school students will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as the state eyes a return to full in-person learning in the fall, according to both the Delaware Division of Public Health and the Department of Education.
BEAR -- The NFL Alumni Association is partnering with Delaware-based company Smart Kidz Club to help kids build strong reading skills and help early education students catch up on what they may have …
NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Board honored the winners of its fourth annual Organ Donor Awareness Video PSA Scholarship Contest at its virtual quarterly meeting in May.
WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney on Thursday signed House Bill 198, legislation that requires each school district and charter school serving K-12 students in Delaware to provide instruction on …
CAMDEN — The Delaware Farm Bureau Foundation kicked off another summer season with the Ag Lab during the annual Strawberry Festival in May at Bobola Farm & Florist in Dover. The Ag Lab …
CLAYTON — Eighty-eight members of the Class of 2021 at First State Military Academy received their high school diplomas at the fourth-annual graduation ceremony June 4. In his address, FSMA …
SMYRNA — Marie and Rachel Youngcourt were the face of perseverance and dedication as they walked to the podium at Smyrna High School last week to accept their diplomas. The identical twins had to overcome long odds, as Marie was honored as the class of 2021’s valedictorian, while Rachel finished second to her sister, as the class salutatorian.
Megan Chen from Newark Charter School and Diya Mohnot from Concord High School in Wilmington have been recognized as two of the country’s most outstanding high school leaders by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
Needs for technology, sanitation and protective equipment precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic are prioritized uses of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding among school …