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Hail, Hail Rock and Roll In Hartford

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A group of Hartford music educators is spending Saturday learning how to teach their students to rock out. The teachers are taking part in a day of developmental training at the […]

09/06/2014

Eleanor Cruz (Plymouth Schools)

Schools Superintendent Out In Plymouth

Eleanor Cruz is out as superintendent of schools in the town of Plymouth.

09/04/2014

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

UConn Police: Bomb Threat Was A Conspiracy

University of Connecticut police say a “group” of people was behind a bomb threat which forced evacuation of an administration building and cancelled morning classes at UConn last spring, but they’re not releasing much additional information about the case.

09/04/2014

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SCSU School Of Ed. On Probation

Southern Connecticut State University’s School of Dducation has been placed on probation by the State Board of Education.

09/04/2014

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Arrest In Bristol School Bomb Threat

A student at Greene-Hills School in Bristol has been arrested for a bomb threat on Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m.

09/04/2014

Jimmy Green, Nelba Marquez-Green (John Moore/Getty Images News)

CREC School Named After Slain Sandy Hook Girl

A Connecticut elementary school arts academy is being renamed to honor a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting.

09/02/2014

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Bank Robbery Prompts Lockdown At Schools

Southington schools imposed a security lockdown on two schools this morning after a holdup at a nearby bank.

09/02/2014

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New London Board Doesn’t Ratify Superintendent’s Contract

Not three months after the New London School Board unanimously picked Terrence Carter as the city’s next superintendent of schools, it has done a 180 and unanimously voted to not ratify his contract.

08/29/2014

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Lawmakers To Be Briefed On Free College Initiative

Members of two legislative committees are scheduled to be briefed on a new program to encourage “lapsed” Connecticut college students to return to the classroom.

08/28/2014

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