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Republicans Petition To Hold Hearing On “Common Core” Standards

Republican House members announced Wednesday they have collected enough signatures to force the General Assembly’s Education Committee to hold a public hearing on Connecticut’s implementation of the so-called Common Core education curriculum and new teacher evaluation process.


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Investigation Finds UConn Officials Knew Of Abuse Allegations For A Decade

University of Connecticut officials knew of sexual abuse allegations against a music professor a decade before taking action, putting students at the school and the community at risk, according to an independent investigative report released Wednesday.


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Great-Granddad Picks Up Wrong 5-Year-Old At School

Parents in a small eastern Connecticut town say they’re upset and demanding action by local officials after a man went to a school to pick up his great-grandson and took the wrong child home.


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Hartford Foundation Funds New Doc Hurley Scholarship

The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving says it has received enough support to be able to offer a new Doc Hurley scholarship this year.


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2 Yale Students Report Sexual Assaults

Yale University says two undergraduate students were sexually assaulted at the same weekend party held at a fraternity house located out of campus.


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John Breen, UConn Journalism Professor, Dead At 71

John Breen, a journalism professor who taught at the University of Connecticut for more than three decades, has died.


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Late Opening At Dozens Of Schools

Schools across Connecticut are opened 90 minutes to two hours late because of icy road conditions.


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UConn Digitally Preserving Nuremberg Documents

Overtime pay for Connecticut state workers has increased despite a goal set by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to cut overtime spending by 10 percent.


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SHU Dean Named New Leader Of Kentucky University

Kentucky school names Sacred Heart Dean as new president.