With the support of grants announced by Governor Markell, 15 Delaware high schools, spread across the state, will launch intensive programs in the fall to prepare students to excel in key fields that offer good job opportunities in the new economy.
State, Local and Federal Leaders Celebrate Delaware’s $18.8 Million USDA Grant for Job Training Program Will Bring Together Partners to Provide Education, Skills to Food Benefit Clients WILMINGTON – Gov. Jack Markell, joined by federal, state and local leaders, praised the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today for choosing Delaware as one of 10 states […]
In his weekly message, Governor Markell highlights ongoing efforts both in Delaware and across the country to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities. “Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense and helps government improve the competitiveness of our workforce, said Governor Markell. “It transforms the lives of citizens who often want nothing more than to use their skills to contribute – and it will keep Delaware moving forward.”
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 […]
In his weekly message, Governor Markell explains the importance of global trade and the state’s Strategic Export Plan, announced earlier this week.
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