Wilmington Police Officers Andrew Conine and Hailey Cockerham giving a K-9 presentation to Highlands Elementary School students in April. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

New after-school program to pair Wilm police, kids

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

A new initiative at Warner Elementary School in Wilmington is bringing law enforcement into schools to teach fifth-graders about how officers investigate crimes, conflict resolution and more.  For 10 weeks, students at Warner have an opportunity to enroll in the “Cops and Kids After School” after-school program, which started last week. So far, 30 fifth-graders have signed up. The meetings …

DelawareLive Sept 25

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Sept. 25, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Will this Republican in solid blue district win again? A look at Brandywine’s city vs. suburban test scores Meet the candidates for Delaware state auditor Culture State seeks input on plan for Cooch’s Bridge site Food & Dining Beach’s iconic Summer House sold to …

Jaden Rivera, left, and Ja’ron Hunt, the first two winners of DSU's Terrance Newton Scholarship.

Meet DSU’s first Terrance Newton Scholarship recipients

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

Jaden Rivera dropped his phone on his lap and started crying when he got the phone call that he was being given a new scholarship.  Ja’ron Hunt screamed in excitement when he got the same call, knowing the money will help him earn a career in teaching where he can the kind of Black male leader he aspires to be. …