U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Connecticut next week to highlight government efforts to make higher education more accessible.
State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools.
65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.
Hartford School officials, the state of Connecticut, and the plaintiffs in the 24-year-old Sheff v O’Neill education rights case announced Friday they’ve reached a court-approved agreement for the 2014-2015 school year.
Manchester is reviewing a massive, $100 million plan to upgrade and reconfigure the town’s school system to renovate buildings and account for racial balance and building design requirements for the handicapped.
The middle school and high school in Newtown are re-opened after being briefly locked down.
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.