Delaware Public Schools Child abuse reports down, hospitalizations up in Delaware amid pandemic By Sophia Schmidt • Jul 30, 2020 Experts across the country have worried more cases of child abuse are going unreported during the pandemic, as stresses on families increase but reports of child abuse drop. State officials in Delaware have seen a similar reduction in reports. Listen Listening... / 0:56 Listen to this story New working groups will guide reopening of school buildings By Sophia Schmidt • May 18, 2020 Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media Gov. John Carney has announced the creation of several working groups to plan for the safe reopening of Delaware school buildings. Carney ordered school buildings closed for the rest of the school year last month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Carney orders schools stay closed until mid-May By Tom Byrne • Mar 23, 2020 Delaware Public Media Gov. John Carney is extending the time Delaware schools will close in response to the spread of the new coronavirus. Public schools, including charters, will remain closed until May 15th. Listen Listening... / 0:40 Listen to this story. Public schools distribute food during coronavirus closure By Sophia Schmidt • Mar 16, 2020 Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media Public schools in Delaware are working to distribute food to students while they are closed in response to the new coronavirus outbreak. Listen Listening... / 1:17 Listen to this story State lawmakers plan to require schools to provide students free sanitary products By Sarah Mueller • Oct 18, 2019 Delaware Public Media Some state lawmakers propose making free sanitary products available at public schools. Listen Listening... / 1:13 Listen to this story Recovery high school proposed for Delaware students battling addiction By Nick Ciolino • May 8, 2018 Delaware Public Media Delaware non-profit atTAcK addiction is making its pitch for state dollars to fund a three-pronged effort to combat the opioid crisis, including a recovery high school in New Castle County. Listen Listening... / 1:00 Listen to this story. ACLU sues Delaware state and local officials over school funding By Nick Ciolino • Jan 16, 2018 Delaware Public Media The ACLU announced Tuesday it is filing suit against the state of Delaware. The complaint alleges the state is not providing enough resources for disadvantaged students in its school system.