Latest Connecticut Education


3 Towns Consider Regional Elementary School

Three small towns in Eastern Connecticut are considering a plan to regionalize their elementary schools.


Current  and former UConn students announce the settlement of their lawsuit against the university. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Settlement in Title IX Lawsuit Against UConn

The University of Connecticut will pay nearly $1.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit filed by five women who claimed the school responded to their sexual assault complaints with indifference, the two sides announced Friday.


Investigative photo taken at Sandy Hook Elementary School. From States Attorney's report.

More School Security Funding Coming

Governor Dannel Malloy says a second round of school security funding is being made available to schools.


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State Will Take Steps To Change Social Studies

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut is taking the first steps toward changing how elementary, middle and high school students learn social studies. The state board of education approved a statement Wednesday guiding school districts on […]


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School Oversight To End In New London

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) – The state Board of Education plans to end its oversight of New London schools next year. The Day of New London reports Special Master Steven Adamowski presented a report to […]


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End Set For State Oversight Of New London Schools

The state Board of Education plans to end its oversight of New London schools next year.


Enfield time capsuee (Courtesy Enfield Public Schools)

Apparent Time Capsule Stirs Curiosity In Enfield

A crew working on an expansion project at Enfield High School has unearthed a five-foot-long cylindrical object which authorities believe is a time capsule.


Hillary Clinton Speaks At The University Of Miami

UConn Defends Clinton Speech Fee

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The University of Connecticut is defending its decision to have former U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton speak on campus in April for a fee of more than $250,000. University spokeswoman Stephanie Reitz […]


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Lawmakers Say Students Should Have Access To More Websites

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy and Republican state Sen. Rob Kane are joining forces to urge Connecticut schools to allow students greater access to political websites. Both said Monday there is […]



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