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Coalition of business, education groups to study child care needs

Charlie Megginson Business, Education, Government, Headlines

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, Rodel and the Delaware Department will study child care needs. Photo by cottonbro/Pexels A coalition of business and education groups have combined forces to better understand and communicate the economic importance of the child care sector in Delaware. The public-private partnership is comprised of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, …

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Carney hasn’t made any decisions after CDC’s mask flip-flop

Daniel Larlham Jr. Education, Headlines, Health

  Delaware Gov. John Carney is studying this week’s Centers for Disease Control recommendation that  everyone wear masks indoors in areas where the Delta variant of COVID is spreading. But he has announced no changes or updates. In Delaware, the number of new COVID-19 infections has jumped to 72 new cases a day now from 20 a day in late …

As COVID case rates slow a bit, state outlines 4-prong plan to help students catch up

Betsy Price Education, Government & Politics, Headlines, Health

    The Delaware Department of Education has a four-prong plan to help kids catch up in school, Education Secretary Susan Bunting said Wednesday night during a COVID-19 Town Hall. “We do admit that there has been a disruption to our learning year. Our task as dedicated educators is to make sure we’re filling in for some of that lost …