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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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School Bus Driver 3x Limit For Blood Alcohol While On Duty

A Farmington school bus driver is charged with driving under the influence as she traveled her route on the third day of school today.

08/27/2014

Dawn Mallory (Courtesy Regional School District No. 8)

School Puts Improvements In Place Following Fatal Accident

HEBRON, Conn. (AP) – New driveway signs and speed bumps are in place at RHAM Middle School in Hebron as students return to school, in response to an accident that killed a teacher. The new […]

08/27/2014

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State Technical High School In Stamford To Reopen

Connecticut is reopening one of its state technical high schools.

08/27/2014

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Water Woes Cancel Classes This Week At Windham Center School

No school until Tuesday for students at Windham Center School.

08/26/2014

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Traces Of E.Coli At Windham Center School

(Windham, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Traces of E.coli bacteria have been found in the drinking water supply at Windham Center School. A letter from schools superintendent Dr. Patricia Garcia and principal Kathleen Goodwin alerted parents to […]

08/26/2014

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$2.3 Million Gift For UConn Nursing School

STORRS, Conn. (AP) – UConn’s nursing school has received a $2.3 million gift, the largest in its history, to set up its first endowed faculty chair. The UConn Foundation says a couple with long ties […]

08/25/2014

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School Starts At UConn

The fall semester begins Monday at the University of Connecticut, which is welcoming a freshman class of 5,000 students, including 3,600 at its main campus in Storrs.

08/25/2014

Stefan Prior, Dannel Malloy (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

Education Commissioner Pryor Moving On

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor is on the move. In a statement, Governor Dannel Malloy praised Pryor for his service, noting that graduation rates have gone up over the last four […]

08/18/2014

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