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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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Malloy to Announce Allocation of Preschool Slots

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is set to announce how more than 1,000 additional pre-kindergarten slots will be allocated throughout Connecticut.

06/11/2014

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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

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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

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US Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Hartford

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is returning to Hartford.

01/21/2014

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Conn. Schools to Compete for Technology Grant

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ School across Connecticut can compete for $10 million in state funds to help bring more computers into classrooms and increase Internet bandwidth capacity. Districts have until Aug. 12 to submit their […]

07/23/2013

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Education Reform Experts Gathering

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ More than a dozen state and national education reform experts are gathering for a symposium hosted by the Hartford Public Schools. Wednesday’s event at The Bushnell will highlight efforts to locate […]

04/24/2013

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Dropout Rate Gender Gap Highest In Connecticut

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A U.S. Education Department study says the high school graduation rate nationally is the highest since 1976, but more than a fifth of students fail to get a diploma in four years. […]

01/22/2013

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Education Reform Bill Gets Final Legislative Approval

Connecticut lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a wide-ranging bill that attempts to overhaul the state’s public education and attempt to close one of the nation’s largest achievement gaps between rich and poor.

05/08/2012

Governor Dannel Malloy (Courtesy CT-N)

Education Reform Gets Passed By Senate At 3:45 A.M.

Connecticut senators on Tuesday morning approved a series of education proposal championed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

05/08/2012

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