A new report praises Connecticut’s efforts to overhaul its public education system but warns more needs to be done to close the state’s achievement gap between low-income students and wealthier students.
The mother of one of the 26 victims of last December’s massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School has sent an open letter to all educators, wishing them “courage, faith and love” as they start a new school year.
Twenty-six principals from the west African nation of Ghana are visiting Connecticut this week for meetings with local education officials.
In the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Pembroke Pines, students returning to school this year are being greeted not only by their teachers and principal. They’re also meeting the armed school resource officer who will be stationed permanently on campus.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Results from statewide student tests conducted in 2013 are mixed, with data showing Connecticut’s achievement gap between wealthy and poor communities widening in some cases while narrowing in others. But Education […]
Four graduating seniors from Newtown High School will receive college scholarships to help them pursue careers in education.
Voters in Newtown will have to go to the polls at least one more time, after rejecting an education budget for the second time in less than a month.In the April 23 referendum the education […]
Under current law, parents can face criminal charges, if they try to sneak their child into a school in a town other than the community where they live. A group of lawmakers wants to change that.
For many school districts around the state, this the third consecutive day of no class as a result of the weekend blizzard. Couple that with days lost last fall to Superstorm Sandy and local school […]
Three schools in Stafford have been placed in lockdown after a bullet was found on a school bus this morning. An official in superintendent Dr. Patricia Collin’s office says Stafford Elementary School, Stafford Middle School […]