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State’s Charter School Enrollment Grows As New Rules Are Set

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state Board of Education has approved more than 1,000 additional charter school seats for the coming school year, a 12 percent increase as a new education law takes effect changing […]


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Comment On Newtown Leads To School Board Official’s Resignation

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A local school board member in Connecticut has resigned amid an outcry over his comment that he would observe the one-year anniversary of the Newtown school shootings by distributing ammunition. Gregory […]


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Watchdog Group Charges Absentee Ballot Abuse

A watchdog group alleges that absentee ballots have been abused in Bridgeport’s Board of Education election set for Sept. 10.


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Newtown Parents Ask School Board To Boost Security

Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014.


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School Security No.1 On Agenda After Shooting

Student safety was just about all anyone wanted to talk about Monday, the first day of school since Friday’s shooting massacre in Newtown in which 26 were killed.


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State Board Of Ed Authorizes Hiring Of “Special Master” For New London Schools

The Connecticut State Board of Education has authorized the education commissioner to appoint a special master to help oversee the struggling New London Public Schools.


State Board of Ed to Discuss Bridgeport Takeover

The state Board of Education is considering its next steps in the fight over its takeover of Bridgeport’s schools.


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State Board Of Ed Approves Bridgeport Schools Takeover

The state of Connecticut will be taking over the Bridgeport school board.