Date Posted: Friday, September 19th, 2014
We know the middle school years can be especially challenging for our youth as they face new academic and social pressures when they enter adolescence. Until last year, Delaware’s elementary and high school students had someone at school to talk to if they felt overwhelmed, but middle school students did not. That’s why Governor Markell proposed and the General Assembly approved $3.3 Million to place licensed mental health professionals into middle schools throughout the state.
Delaware Children’s Department Secretary Jennifer Ranji discusses a statewide effort to place licensed mental health professionals into middle schools.
In recognition of National Voter Registration Day, the Department of Elections for New Castle County is partnering with JPMorgan Chase to register voters and provide information about voting in Delaware. The event will be in the lobby of 3 Christina Center in Wilmington on Tuesday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Attorney General Beau Biden announced that his Consumer Protection Unit is hosting three free consumer shredding events this fall to help consumers guard against identity theft. Each event will feature free on-site document shredding and staff will be on-hand to provide information and answer questions about consumer frauds and scams.
A partnership of government, education, and health care leaders has been awarded a $4 million federal grant that will build on Governor Jack Markell’s push to improve opportunities for some of Delaware’s most disadvantaged youth.
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