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Delaware continues focus on trauma-informed practices

Department of Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

Over the past three years, more than 7,000 Delaware educators have participated in professional development opportunities around trauma, including book studies, workshops, strategic planning and the multi-district Compassionate Schools Teacher Test Lab. So far this year, more than 400 educators have engaged in free DDOE training to better understanding why adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are so threatening and how they rewire the brain.




DPH Announces Three Additional Flu-Related Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

DOVER  — The number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases continues to increase in Delaware, and the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2018-2019 season thus far to eight. The most recent victim is an 83-year-old man from New Castle County, with underlying health […]




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Delaware is making the process of navigating programs and policies easier for families seeking to educate and care for young children with the help of a $4.2 million federal grant. The one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-2 system.




DSHA and FHLBank Pittsburgh Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

Delaware State Housing Authority | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

WILMINGTON (January 28, 2019) – Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) announced today $1.2 million in Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness. DSHA provided $500,000 toward the effort, and FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $700,000. The funding will be used to address four key […]




State seeks sponsors, meal sites for 2019 Summer Food Service Program

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A program that targets children in low-income areas so they have meals during the summer is seeking sponsors and meal sites. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a federally funded program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and managed locally by the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), needs sponsors and meal sites for locations throughout Delaware to increase the number of children 18 years of age or younger who receive nutritious and healthy meals during the summer months. Organizations that participate are eligible to receive reimbursements for meals served and administrative expenses.







  Category: News


Delaware continues focus on trauma-informed practices

Department of Education | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, February 1, 2019

Over the past three years, more than 7,000 Delaware educators have participated in professional development opportunities around trauma, including book studies, workshops, strategic planning and the multi-district Compassionate Schools Teacher Test Lab. So far this year, more than 400 educators have engaged in free DDOE training to better understanding why adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are so threatening and how they rewire the brain.




DPH Announces Three Additional Flu-Related Deaths

Delaware Health and Social Services | Division of Public Health | Featured Posts | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

DOVER  — The number of laboratory-confirmed flu cases continues to increase in Delaware, and the Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing three recent flu-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths for the 2018-2019 season thus far to eight. The most recent victim is an 83-year-old man from New Castle County, with underlying health […]




Grant to help state improve access to early education

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Delaware is making the process of navigating programs and policies easier for families seeking to educate and care for young children with the help of a $4.2 million federal grant. The one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-2 system.




DSHA and FHLBank Pittsburgh Announce Home4Good Funding Awards

Delaware State Housing Authority | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2019

WILMINGTON (January 28, 2019) – Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) and Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh (FHLBank Pittsburgh) announced today $1.2 million in Home4Good funding awarded to programs across the state working to reduce homelessness. DSHA provided $500,000 toward the effort, and FHLBank Pittsburgh provided $700,000. The funding will be used to address four key […]




State seeks sponsors, meal sites for 2019 Summer Food Service Program

Department of Education | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

A program that targets children in low-income areas so they have meals during the summer is seeking sponsors and meal sites. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a federally funded program operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and managed locally by the Delaware Department of Education (DDOE), needs sponsors and meal sites for locations throughout Delaware to increase the number of children 18 years of age or younger who receive nutritious and healthy meals during the summer months. Organizations that participate are eligible to receive reimbursements for meals served and administrative expenses.