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File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

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

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

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

Exam file photo (BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Arne Duncan (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for TIME)

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

Connecticut State House (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

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

The newly-renamed McDonough Expeditionary Learning School.  Photo courtesy of the Hartford Public Schools.

Educators to Discuss College Readiness Efforts

Dozens of education leaders from Connecticut secondary schools, colleges and universities are gathering to discuss ways to ensure students are well-prepared for higher education and careers after high school.

10/26/2011