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Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez (montgomeryschoolsmd.org)

Air Quality Project At Clark School May Take A Year

Hartford School Superintendent Beth Schiavino-Narvaez is asking the city’s Board of Education to approve a remediation project to improve the air quality at Clark Elementary School.

03/06/2015

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Suspensions Of Youngest Schoolchildren Jump

Suspensions of children younger than 7 from Connecticut’s public schools jumped nearly 10 percent last year, according to a recent report by the state Department of Education.

03/05/2015

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Stratford High School Dismisses Early Due To Structural Issue

(Stratford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – School officials say Stratford High School is dismissing early today. Students were let out at 9:30. Town engineers were assessing shifting tiles in one wing of the building, according to a […]

02/26/2015

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Christian College Challenged On Sale Of Bibles, Shakespeare Folios

A decision by a Boston-area Christian college to auction a portion of its rare collection of Bibles and Shakespeare folios donated nearly a century ago by the family of a railroad executive isn’t sitting well with his descendants and some faculty.

02/26/2015

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UConn Applications For Fall Up 9 Percent

(Storrs, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – UConn is reporting a record high number of applications for the coming fall semester. The university says it received just over 34,000 applications by the January 15 application deadline. The applicants […]

02/25/2015

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Investigation Prompts Resignation At Bethel School

 BETHEL, Conn. (AP) _ The school superintendent in Bethel says an elementary school staff member has resigned amid an investigation of what she called “inappropriate activities” with children. Bethel Superintendent Christine Carver announced the investigation […]

02/20/2015

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Wesleyan Fraternity Sues University After Being Forced To Accept Women

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP) — Members and alumni of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Wesleyan University have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Connecticut school over a recent decision that requires all residential fraternities […]

02/19/2015

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2 Students Taken To Hospital After Evacuation

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials say two high school students were taken to a hospital for exposure to freezing temperatures after their school was evacuated during a fire. Tolland High School was evacuated Friday […]

02/13/2015

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Madison Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

(Madison, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Madison police have arrested a town woman and teacher on sexual assault charges involving a juvenile. Police say 37-year-old Allison Marchese turned herself in this morning. The investigation was launched last […]

02/12/2015