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Lt. Governor & Advocates Announce New Rights for Kids with Disabilities

Date Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014
Categories:  Office of Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn was joined by disabilities advocates, legislative leaders, and educators to address the rights to reading interventions that students with disabilities gained under a new law passed in June. The new law requires that schools provide young students with dyslexia and decoding disabilities and other disabilities with early, intensive, […]




Task Force to Improve Planning for Students With Disabilities Prepares to Begin Work

Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn

Task Force Is Seeking Three Parents to Complete Membership WILMINGTON, Del.– Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn, chair of the state’s newly-formed IEP Improvement Task Force, announced today that the task force membership was near completion and that the state is seeking three more parents to serve on the task force. The task force was created by the […]




Governor Markell Releases National Blueprint on Increasing Employment of People with Disabilities

Date Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governor Jack Markell released a blueprint of findings and recommendations compiled during a year-long project he led as NGA chair to increase hiring of people with disabilities. The document provides a roadmap for states, businesses and the disabilities community to work together on ways to address a persistent challenge and take advantage of the valuable skills possessed by this population.




National Governors Association Gathers in Milwaukee for Summer Meeting

Date Posted: Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governors joined together in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to kick off the National Governors Association’s (NGA) 105th Summer Meeting. NGA Chair Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, Vice Chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, Host Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and members of the NGA Executive Committee welcomed a bipartisan group of their colleagues for three days of meetings.




Nations’ Governors Convene for Summer Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date Posted: Monday, July 8th, 2013
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell

Governors from across the country will gather in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 1-4, for the National Governors Association (NGA) Summer Meeting to discuss a variety of issues facing states.





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