Gov. Jack Markell continued the state’s efforts to put quality teachers in Delaware classrooms, signing two pieces of legislation extending successful teacher recruitment initiatives.
A special committee charged by the General Assembly with assessingchild mental health services in Kent and Sussex County, with a focus on child victims of sexual assault, delivered its findings and recommendations today. The recommendations include the recruitment of new mental health professionals to Sussex County, training for clinicians in detection and treatment of trauma in children, and improved case management of mental health services for children.
Noting that one out of every three middle and high school students report being bullied but many other incidents go unreported, Lt. Gov. Matt Denn, Attorney General Beau Biden and legislative leaders unveiled legislation on Friday that would protect students against bullying and add consistency in how such incidents are reported.
Media are invited to join Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn, Attorney General Beau Biden and legislative leaders for a press conference on Friday, March 2, 2012, where they will unveil stronger anti-bullying legislation, discuss their work on cyber-bullying, and introduce Delawareans to a national Special Olympics program being rolled out in Delaware.
Visits Sussex Academy of Arts and Sciences Serves as Special Guest Reader at Allen Frear Elementary