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Delaware Colleges Say Smarter Balanced Assessments Are Good Measure Of College Readiness

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Education News Office of Governor Markell

Four institutions of higher education in Delaware—the University of Delaware, Delaware Technical Community College, Delaware State University and Wilmington University—all have said students’ scores on the state’s new 11th grade Smarter Assessments are a good measure of college readiness and will be accepted in lieu of a separate placement test, Gov. Jack Markell announced.

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 10 special events during May 2015

Date Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Dover Days activities, the Zwaanendael Maritime Festival and the history and archaeology of the early-Colonial Delaware Valley among events to be presented.

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Focusing on Individuals’ Abilities to Grow our Workforce

Date Posted: Friday, April 10th, 2015
Categories:  News Transcripts

Nearly a quarter century after the United States passed the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act, only about 30 percent of working age people with disabilities are employed. As we recognize April as Autism Awareness Month, we are reminded of our collective responsibility to change that fact and make possible a more rewarding future for millions […]

Delaware Public Health Urges Disposal of Hummus from Sabra Dipping Co., LLC

Date Posted: Friday, April 10th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Public Health

Hummus distributed by Sabra Dipping Co., LLC is being voluntarily recalled due to the potential presence of Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period Has Passed, But You May Qualify for a Special Enrollment Period

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
Categories:  Insurance Commissioner News

The open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace,, ended on February 15; however, some people may qualify for a special enrollment period (SEP) going on right now. The time to apply is limited; this special enrollment period ends on April 30.



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