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Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on core math and English skills. They’re also planning ways to help kids catch up through...

Founder’s Folio: Freedom of speech in America, then and now

We have a duty to protect our right to communicate in the public spaces of social media.

Take whatever vaccine you are offered, state health officials emphasize

The state will offer single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine at weekend events for older people in Seaford and Delaware City

State expects shipment of one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, maybe by week’s end

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine requires only one dose, unlike the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, which need two doses.

COVID cases decline; more than 200,0000 vaccines given; state continues testing

The state has created a way for people to report violations of the state's vaccine policy

State opens FEMA site for second doses to all vaccinated before Jan. 30; must register today for Friday slots

Those getting shots earlier in the week said the FEMA event is quick and only took about 40 minutes to get through.

Advocates ask Delaware to prioritize vaccines for Type 1 diabetes

‘I’m getting lots of different answers,” Kathy Butler McDermott said. ‘But not ‘We got it covered.’ Nobody’s saying that.’

Feds tell Delaware it must offer school testing this spring, but offer options

The testing could take place after schools open in fall of 2021, when more students are expected to be back on classrooms.

Delaware maps out plan to distribute vaccine equitably to the underserved

The plan even embraces a mobile vaccination bus called the “Vax Machine,” which make rounds of community sites.

Carney orders U.S., state flags lowered to half-staff to honor COVID-19 dead

The number of those who have died from the coronavirus include 1,368 Delawareans.
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Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on...

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