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The state of Delaware has released school ratings under its new system for measuring school performance.

Enrollment at Delaware State University continues to grow. DSU is another step closer to reaching its expressed goal of 5,000 students by 2020.

Office of the Governor/First Chance Delaware

Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney recently launched the First State’s first statewide kindergarten registration campaign.


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New Castle County residents south of the C&D canal are getting a new library.

Photo courtesy of DSU:

A Delaware State University optics researcher now has a large grant from the Department of Defense (DOD) to fund his work.


DOJ & LifeSmarts

Middle or high school students in Delaware can now sign up for the Consumer Literacy Program called LifeSmarts.


Dr. Jerome H. Holland statue - photo courtesy of DSU

Delaware State University is set to unveil the first ever statue on campus.



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Colonial School District’s elementary wellness center program is expanding with four new satellite centers.

Courtesy of the Delaware Department of Education

The Delaware Department of Education announced Dana Bowe as Delaware’s 2019 Teacher of the Year this week.


In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has created a podcast– "A Matter of Facts" – to delve into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming.

This week on The Green, we bring you the latest episode of A Matter of Facts  – featuring a conversation with Delaware Dept. of Education’s Christine Alois and Shana Payne.