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Lawmakers Say Students Should Have Access To More Websites

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican state Sen. Rob Kane are joining forces to urge Connecticut schools to allow students greater access to political websites. Both said Monday there is […]

06/30/2014

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Call For Student Access To Variety Of Websites

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and state Sen. Rob Kane are urging Connecticut school officials to allow students full access to political websites.

06/29/2014

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State Supreme Court Finds Teacher’s Name-Calling Qualifies As Child Abuse

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a teacher’s name-calling was enough to justify putting him on a registry of child abusers.

06/27/2014

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Trustees Approve UConn Tuition Hike

UConn’s Board of Trustees Wednesday approved a 6.5 percent increase in tuition.

06/25/2014

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UConn Board Set to Vote on $1.2 Billon Budget

The University of Connecticut’s Board of Trustees is set to approve an almost $1.2 billion budget for the school.

06/25/2014

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New School Superintendent In Hartford Introduced

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Hartford’s new school superintendent was introduced during a morning news conference. Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez called the community “diverse stakeholders” striving for the success of the district committed to learning and innovation. […]

06/23/2014

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Life Lessons From The Class of 1964

The advice for this year’s high school graduates comes from their predecessors 50 years ago.

06/22/2014

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UConn Prof Faces DUI Charge

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A UConn chemistry professor is facing charges after Vernon police say he was driving under the influence Saturday night. Police say they initially pulled over 47-year-old Gabriel Fenteany for failing to […]

06/16/2014

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Malloy to Announce Allocation of Preschool Slots

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to announce how more than 1,000 additional pre-kindergarten slots will be allocated throughout Connecticut.

06/11/2014