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  Archives:  December 2014

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Challenging Our Students to Realize Greater Success

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The vast majority of good-paying jobs require education or training beyond high school. So we must take note of clear evidence showing that students who take a college course in high school have more success in post-secondary education. It’s why we are working with our school districts and colleges to make more of these classes available and, earlier this year, we committed to ensuring no student will be denied the chance to take a college course because of the cost.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Challenging Our Students to Realize Greater Success

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Governor Markell discusses the importance of challenging our students in the classroom and highlights the statewide increase in dual enrollment courses to better prepare students for college.




Biden, 21-State Coalition Want Stronger Protections Against Predator Lending for Military Personnel

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, an Iraq War veteran, and Attorneys General 20 other states are urging the U.S. Department of Defense to strengthen proposed revisions to regulations implementing the federal Military Lending Act.




Child Predator Task Force Investigation Results in Conviction of Christopher Wheeler

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Christopher Wheeler, 54, was found guilty on Monday by a Delaware Superior Court judge of 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.




Consumer caution urged on firewood sales

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

As Delawareans stock up their firewood supplies, state officials remind buyers and sellers that firewood must be sold and advertised only by cords. Under Delaware Code, firewood and stove wood must be advertised, offered for sale, and sold only by a cord measure or fractions of a cord or cubic meter. Selling firewood by truckload, rack, face cord or pile is not permitted under state law.






  Archives:  December 2014

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Challenging Our Students to Realize Greater Success

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The vast majority of good-paying jobs require education or training beyond high school. So we must take note of clear evidence showing that students who take a college course in high school have more success in post-secondary education. It’s why we are working with our school districts and colleges to make more of these classes available and, earlier this year, we committed to ensuring no student will be denied the chance to take a college course because of the cost.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Challenging Our Students to Realize Greater Success

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Governor Markell discusses the importance of challenging our students in the classroom and highlights the statewide increase in dual enrollment courses to better prepare students for college.




Biden, 21-State Coalition Want Stronger Protections Against Predator Lending for Military Personnel

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, an Iraq War veteran, and Attorneys General 20 other states are urging the U.S. Department of Defense to strengthen proposed revisions to regulations implementing the federal Military Lending Act.




Child Predator Task Force Investigation Results in Conviction of Christopher Wheeler

Criminal Division | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Christopher Wheeler, 54, was found guilty on Monday by a Delaware Superior Court judge of 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.




Consumer caution urged on firewood sales

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

As Delawareans stock up their firewood supplies, state officials remind buyers and sellers that firewood must be sold and advertised only by cords. Under Delaware Code, firewood and stove wood must be advertised, offered for sale, and sold only by a cord measure or fractions of a cord or cubic meter. Selling firewood by truckload, rack, face cord or pile is not permitted under state law.