In just a few weeks, Delaware’s first group of young students here and elsewhere will begin learning in Spanish and in Chinese, as kindergartners and first-graders become part of our inaugural World Language Immersion program. We have fifteen teachers from China and Spain helping our State Dept of Education get the program underway.
The Delaware Forest Service dispatched a team of 20 volunteers on August 6 that is now assigned to an incident known as the Minidoka Complex, a grouping of three previously separate fires located 15 miles southeast of Twin Falls, Idaho.
Governor Jack Markell signed legislation which supports the ability for parents of children with special needs to advocate for their families.
Department of Correction | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, August 9, 2012
Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 226, which implements the recommendations of the Justice Reinvestment Task Force created by Executive Order Number 27.
Twelve (12) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the sixth weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made as part of the campaign to 71. Statewide, there have been over 2,800 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.