TSD Review June 13

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – June 13, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include Italian Festival in Wilmington runs through Sunday Proposed Family leave change: Have contractor determine eligibility Kern won’t bring home Beard Award but still feels like winner House committee rejects bill to open primary voting National child wellbeing report puts Delaware 45th in education Inside The Circle: 2024 softball recap Click on the image below to …

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ASPIRE529 returns to give financial aid to foster children

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A state program that seeks to help foster children in Delaware afford college is back for a third year. ASPIRE529 rewards 20 qualified applicants $529 to youth in or aging out of the foster care system seeking higher education. “The high school graduation rate for youth in foster care in Delaware is just over 50%, with less than 5%t of …