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Pryor To Announce Education Grants

State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor will be in New Haven at noon today to announce grants totaling more than $6 million that will be awarded by the state to help improve 29 low-performing schools across ten districts for the 2014-2015 school year.

07/28/2014

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Education Secretary In Hartford

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

05/19/2014

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‘Reverse-Transfer’ Rule Boosts Associate’s Degree

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Community college students who transferred to the state’s four-year online college program before completing their associate’s degree could be eligible to receive their degrees retroactively. The News-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1eFUa0R ) that […]

12/26/2013

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State High School Graduation Rate Climbs

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ High school graduation rates in Connecticut are continuing to climb for the third year in a row. Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor said Wednesday the graduation rate for the 2011-12 school year […]

08/14/2013

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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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Dropout Rates Worse, Malloy Touts Ed. Reform

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says his proposed education overhaul will address Connecticut’s fluctuating four-year graduation rate by improving the state’s low-performing schools.

03/19/2012

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State Nutrition Advocates Push School Breakfast

Connecticut school nutrition advocates said Wednesday they will once again be pushing lawmakers to expand the state’s school breakfast program.

02/16/2012

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School Superintendents Propose Universal Preschool, Full-Day Kindergarten

Dozens of Connecticut superintendents are preparing to unveil more than 150 ideas they believe would improve the state’s schools.

11/09/2011

ECSU State’s Highest Minority Faculty

A new study of faculty at universities nationwide says Eastern Connecticut State University has the largest percentage of minority teachers among Connecticut colleges and universities.

10/14/2011

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Schools Win Special Honors For Healthy Foods

Federal officials say 40 Connecticut schools have won special recognition for promoting good nutrition and physical activity, putting them among only 1 percent of schools nationwide receiving the honors.

10/14/2011

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