NEW CASTLE, Del. – On Thursday, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney launched Delaware’s first statewide kindergarten registration campaign to highlight the importance of supporting Delaware’s youngest learners. The campaign, also led by Delaware Readiness Teams, encourages families and caregivers to register students for kindergarten and helps guide them through the process. “I am proud to be […]
Order will mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences, build resilience WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #24 making Delaware a trauma-informed state. This Order provides direction for the Family Services Cabinet Council to help mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and build resilience in children, adults and communities. […]
Governor Carney Plans to Nominate General Michael Berry as Next Adjutant General of Delaware National Guard
Major General Carol Timmons slated to retire in March 2019 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney has selected Brig. Gen. Michael Berry as the next Adjutant General for the Delaware National Guard. Adjutant General is a Cabinet position and Governor Carney’s nomination of General Berry must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate. Berry would replace […]
Deadline extension for agricultural preservation districts puts Delaware closer to preserving 381,000 acres of remaining farmland in upcoming round
The Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation voted to extended district enrollment until December 31, 2018 to any agricultural landowners who want to preserve their farms and still have the opportunity to submit an application for the upcoming round. Farms must be enrolled in a preservation district before the landowner can sell an easement.
Report notes Delaware exceeds broadband speeds for students in schools across the state WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware is a national leader in classroom broadband speeds and connectivity, according to a 2018 State of the States report Expanding Digital Learning in Every Classroom, Every Day released this week by Education Superhighway. The State of Delaware is recognized […]