Delaware is corporate home to some of the biggest companies of our day. It also boasts of its business friendly nature. A new American Express open survey questions the ease of starting-up a company, saying the First State ranks low when it comes to new businesses headed by women. In our First Look we spoke to some women who have started companies, and while launching a business anywhere can be a challenge, they like what Delaware has to offer.
This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Designed to level the playing field, the ADA prohibits discrimination and ensures equal opportunities for those living with disabilities. While the law isn’t perfect, it has made a world of difference since its passage.
First Person: Tony Coehlo
We are going to continue the conversation on the ADA at 25 by going to Rehoboth Beach. We are in Rehoboth to meet Tony Coehlo, the former congressman and an author of the original ADA legislation.
Teach Me: The principal goes to school
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan once called it “the toughest job in America.” School principals deal with discipline, logistics, staffing, budgets, all in action packed work weeks that usually last about 60 hours. So what does it take to run a public school? We got a taste in this month’s installment of “Teach Me,” school principal edition.
First Experience: Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders
For those of you who love big, scary, strange looking bugs, then we have a First Experience for you this week. It is at the Delaware Museum of Natural History where you can visit Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders. Get up close and personal with some of the strangest bugs you could ever find.