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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.

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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. 

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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.


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Public schools in Delaware are working to distribute food to students while they are closed in response to the new coronavirus outbreak.

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Some state lawmakers propose making free sanitary products available at public schools.

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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.

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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.