Wilmington, DE- The Criminal Justice Council is pleased to announce that funding has been awarded to the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF), Division of Youth Rehabilitative Services (DYRS) for the implementation of Delaware’s Juvenile Civil Citation Program. This project will address juvenile first-time misdemeanor offenses for violations of Disorderly Conduct, Loitering, […]
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.
Joined by state juvenile justice and education leaders at the Delaware Children’s Department’s newly completed educational facility on Faukland Road, Governor Jack Markell established the Youth Re-Entry Education Task Force.
Having made early childhood services a priority of his administration, Governor Markell announced enhancements designed to help more early childhood programs receive high ratings and make it easier for kids from low-income families to get the best care.
Governor Markell mandated a thorough review of Delaware laws and regulations that determine when background checks are necessary for individuals who work with children.
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