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Latest Connecticut Education

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Malloy To Discuss Funding Plan For Conn. Colleges

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is discussing his proposal to spend more than $134 million on the newly consolidated Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.

02/12/2014

Women who are suing UConn, and filing a Title IX complaint claiming the school was indifferent to their sexual assaults. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Committee Considers Ways To Improve Campus Policies Dealing With Sexual Assault

State lawmakers heard from educators, students and advocates of sexual assault victims Tuesday as they consider legislation to improve sexual assault policies on Connecticut’s college campuses.

02/11/2014

Exam file photo (BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Conn. 2nd In Country On AP Exams

Connecticut is second in the country in the percentage of its public high school graduates passing Advanced Placement exams.

02/11/2014

Walter "Doc" Hurley, 2007 (Courtesy Connecticut Veterans Parade)

Athlete, Educator, Benefactor, “Doc” Hurley Dies At 91

Hartford sports legend Walter “Doc” Hurley has died at age 91.

02/10/2014

Susan Herbst (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

UConn To Implement Campus Civility Recommendations

UConn is taking steps to fight crime, sexual violence, and drug and alcohol abuse on campus.

02/07/2014

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Teen Arrested After Snowball Attack On Teacher

Bridgeport officials say a teenager has been arrested after striking a teacher with a snowball at a high school where he had been banned.

02/05/2014

John McKinney (Courtesy State Senate Republicans)

McKinney: Pryor Must Go

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney, a Republican candidate for governor, is calling on Connecticut’s education commissioner to resign, saying he has failed to implement Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s key education reform initiatives.

02/04/2014

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Justice Sotomayor Speaks At Yale

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who grew up poor in the Bronx, has described how she navigated new worlds of Ivy League universities and the nation’s highest court.

02/03/2014

Interstate 95, exit 2 (Courtesy DOT Traffic Camera)

Latest Round Of Winter Weather Hits State

Many schools across Connecticut are closed and some flights at Bradley International Airport have been cancelled because of a storm expected to bring up to 5 inches of snow.

02/03/2014