Several religious schools shared that they want to be exempt from state regulations on certifications and licensure.

Christian schools: Exempt us from certifications and licensure

Jarek Rutz Education, Government, Headlines

Leaders of private christian schools clashed with legislators Wednesday in the Senate Education Committee over a bill that would require licenses and certifications for religious early education centers. Senate Bill 69, sponsored by Sen. David Wilson, R-Lincoln, would exempt sectarian or religious institutions from the Delaware Child Care Act. In 2021, the General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 169, to update …

Brian G. Pettyjohn, Colin Bonini posing for a photo

GOP senators to state: Don’t follow Philly’s mask mandate

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s seven Republican senators have asked the state’s top doctor not to reinstitute a statewide indoor mask mandate. The letter came after the City of Philadelphia last week announced its mandate would be coming back due to a rise in cases there.  Restaurants, museums, businesses, offices, government buildings and arenas in Philadelphia began requiring masks Monday morning.  Dr. Karryl Rattay, …