Latest Connecticut Education

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Bill To Block Meriden Branch Closing Passes Senate

A bill blocking efforts to close a community college branch in Meriden because of anticipated state budget cuts has cleared the state Senate.


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Several Students With Minor Injuries After Bus Crash

A school bus crash in Wethersfield sent several students to area hospitals with minor injuries.


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Middlesex CC Closing Meriden Center, Manufacturing Program

Middlesex Community College says it is closing its 36-year-old center in Meriden and its manufacturing program at the end of the spring semester because of state budget cuts.


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24-Year-Old-Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Student

A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and providing alcohol to a student.


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Committee Rejects Charter School Moratorium

A legislative proposal to place a two-year moratorium on new charter schools in Connecticut has hit a snag.


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Norwalk Board Member Resigns After Facebook Posts On Obama, Sharpton, Holder

A Norwalk Board of Education member is resigning in response to criticism of a Facebook posting that featured obscenity-laced invective against the Rev. Al Sharpton and insults targeted at President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder.


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Call For Moratorium On Charter Schools

Some Connecticut lawmakers want to stop state approval of additional charter schools.


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Grade School Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

A Stafford Elementary School teacher has been arrested and placed on administrative leave after police investigated reports from students of inappropriate touching involving the grade school children.


Gordon W. Tasker Admissions Building. Photo from UConn web site.

UConn Foundation To Take Over Alumni Association Functions

The UConn Foundation Board of Directors has voted to take over the UConn Alumni Association.