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09/29/20

Study suggest school shootings are rare and not epidemic

As America recovers from yet another school shooting, Headlines are dominating the March for Our Lives movement as gun violence remains an ongoing issue. WILMINGTON (DE): The deadly school shooting last month in Parkland, Florida,...

State Police to begin violent intruder seminars for schools

There’s nothing more important than protecting our children. Being prepared is the first step in protecting our children while at school, and Delaware State Police want Delaware schools to know what to do and...

2017 High School graduation rate hit record high

The annual Delaware Department of Education reports, which will be presented to the State Board of Education tonight, show an overall graduation rate of 85.75 percent in 2017. DOVER (DE): The graduation rate for several...

“High needs” schools to receive $50K for basic needs closet

Governor John Carney on Wednesday, joined by Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, visited Lake Forest South Elementary School to announce a $50,000 grant from Highmark Delaware’s BluePrints for the Community fund to support basic needs...

Students meet with GOV Carney about gun safety

Governor John Carney met in Legislative Hall on Wednesday with more than a dozen Delaware high school students who have helped organize walkouts and other efforts to pass gun safety legislation. DOVER (DE): The meeting...

Police to offer private schools background checks

Starting May 1st, the Delaware State Police will be able to process background checks for Delaware private schools. DOVER: Delaware State Police on Friday announced that the State Bureau of Identification (SBI) is pleased to...

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