Del. Expands Mental Health Services In Elementary Schools

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Delaware elementary schools will be able to significantly expand mental health services. Legislation signed by Governor John Carney Thursday (House Bill 100) establishes a mental health services unit for elementary schools, allowing them to hire more full-time counselors or social workers. $8-million was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 Delaware budget to support additional mental…

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Del. Creates Fund To Help Schools Keep Teachers, Staff Working

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Delaware school districts and charter schools may qualify to obtain part of a state fund to prevent possible teacher and staff layoffs due to declining enrollment. Governor John Carney and Education Secretary Dr. Susan Bunting announced Thursday that the state would provide $9-million in one-time funding for districts and charters that certify they will not…

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