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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.

04/01/2015

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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.

03/27/2015

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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.

03/24/2015

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Call For Moratorium On Charter Schools

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

03/19/2015

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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.

03/16/2015

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.

03/13/2015

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School’s Ex-finance Chief Charged With Larceny Over iPads

Brookfield’s former school finance chief has been charged with larceny and forgery over accusations he tried to claim reimbursement for three iPads he never purchased.

03/10/2015

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