Latest Connecticut Education


New President Named For Board Of Regents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s outgoing chief of staff was appointed Friday to head Connecticut’s Board of Regents for Higher Education, promising he’ll listen to the concerns of college presidents, faculty, […]


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Questions Raised About Board Of Regents Future

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The continued viability of the state’s fledgling Board of Regents for Higher Education is being questioned as its second leader in about four years announces plans to step down. Rep. Gail […]


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Regents President Resigning

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The president of the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education announced Friday that he will resign effective Dec. 31, ending a rocky two-year tenure overseeing the state college and university […]



Study: Kids Have Too Much Homework

A new study finds primary school children are often assigned up to three times more homework than recommended by the National Education Association.


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Public School Kindergarten Application Asks If Child Was Born By C-Section

A public school application for kindergarten asks parents whether their child was born by C-section and also asks for a description of any and all prematurity “problems” during birth.