State Seeks To Stymie Hiring Suspected Sex-Predator TeachersIt's called "passing the trash": A school suspects a teacher of sexual misconduct and forces the teacher out to protect the students. But that person can still get a new job in a new school, sometimes with a glowing recommendation.
Ex-Principal Caught Dragging Students Loses Teaching LicenseState education officials have decided not to renew the teaching license of a former Bridgeport principal who was caught on camera dragging kindergarten children down a hallway.
Officials Decide Ex-Principal Should Lose LicenseState education officials have voted to revoke the teaching license of a former Bridgeport principal who was caught on camera dragging kindergarten children down a hallway.
Connecticut's Largest Teachers' Union Challenges Evaluation SystemThe largest teachers' union in Connecticut is calling for the state to end the correlation between students' standardized test scores and teachers' job performance.
Student Says 'ISIS' in Pledge, Gets Pulled From High SchoolA Connecticut high school student has been pulled out of classes and reported to police for substituting "ISIS" for the "United States of America" during the Pledge of Allegiance.
State's Charter School Enrollment Grows As New Rules Are Set
Comment On Newtown Leads To School Board Official's Resignation
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.
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.
School Security No.1 On Agenda After ShootingStudent 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.
State Board Of Ed Authorizes Hiring Of "Special Master" For New London SchoolsThe 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.