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Governor’s Weekly Message: World Languages for Worldwide Jobs

Date Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News

The Governor talks about Delaware’s first group of young students, kindergartners and first-graders, who begin learning in Spanish and in Chinese this year, as part of the state’s inaugural World Language Immersion program. The program will help students prepare to eventually compete for jobs in the global marketplace.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: World Languages for Worldwide Jobs

Date Posted: Friday, August 10th, 2012
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) News

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.




Delaware wildfire crew battling set of Idaho fires more than 32,000 acres in size.

Date Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service News

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 Signs Bill To Help Parents of Children with Special Needs

Date Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Categories:  Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) Former Lt. Governor Matt Denn (2009-2014) News Office of the Governor Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Governor Jack Markell signed legislation which supports the ability for parents of children with special needs to advocate for their families.




Governor Signs Justice Reinvestment Act

Date Posted: Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Categories:  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

Governor Markell signed Senate Bill 226, which implements the recommendations of the Justice Reinvestment Task Force created by Executive Order Number 27.





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