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Everyone Wins: A Strategic Plan for Investing in Early Childhood in Delaware

Written on: April 22nd, 2013 in Education

Guest post by Jennifer Ranji, Secretary for the Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families The most important investments we make as a society are those that help our children get off to a strong start in life.  That’s why we’ve stepped up our focus in this area, leveraging state and federal investments […]


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Celebrating National Adoption Month

Written on: November 14th, 2012 in Guest PostsHelping Our Neighbors

Guest Post by Vivian Rapposelli, Secretary for the Delaware Children’s Department  Since November is traditionally a month focused on giving thanks it is fitting that we also celebrate November as National Adoption Month.  This special time of the year is dedicated to raising awareness about adoption services in Delaware.  It also gives us an opportunity […]


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Guest Post: Susan Cycyk, Children’s Mental Health Matters

Written on: May 9th, 2012 in Guest Posts

By Susan Cycyk, Director, Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services Delaware Children’s Department Today more than 1,100 communities across the country will join forces to celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. Awareness Day is a key strategy of the federal Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health Campaign, an effort to highlight the importance of […]


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STEM Education Provides Competitive Edge to DE Youth

Written on: May 4th, 2012 in Education

During some particularly challenging times these last few years, our state has made clear – again and again – that whether it was meeting the challenge of the federal race to the top contest, trying to reopen the shuttered refinery at Delaware City, tackling rapidly rising pension and health care costs, or putting our state […]


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Investing in Early Education is Critical for Delaware’s Future

Written on: May 25th, 2011 in EducationGuest Posts

Guest post from Vivian Rapposelli, Secretary of the Department of Services for Children, Youth and their Families (DSCYF) Earlier this month, Governor Markell proposed a bold investment of $22 million into the state’s early childhood system. Last week, the Joint Finance Committee supported the Governor’s proposal in full. In their actions, the Governor and General […]


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