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Sgt. Alicia Brocuglio.130th ublic Affairs Detachment/Connecticut National Guard)

School District Keeping Eye On Lost Days

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 […]

02/12/2013

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Three Stafford Schools In Lockdown

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 […]

01/24/2013

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

Longer School Day Announced For Some Connecticut Schools

The official announcement came Monday in Washington of a federal-state-local program t o lengthen the school day in some districts in five states starting next year, East Hartford, Meriden and New London are the Connecticut districts taking part in the program.

12/03/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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Welcome To School. Where’s Your Notarized Affidavit?

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ School officials in wealthy Greenwich are reconsidering a new rule requiring families who rent to provide proof of residency with an affidavit. The Greenwich Time reports that families with children who […]

08/27/2012

Education

Study Ranks Connecticut 7th For Child Well-Being

Connecticut is the seventh-best state for child well-being, according to a national study looking at health, education, community and economic factors.

07/25/2012

Sally Ride (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sally Ride, A Role Model For The Ages

Looking around our nation, it’s obvious that we need more heroines and heroes with Sally Ride’s brave and courageous character. Her inspiration and legacy must live on to create the heroines – and heroes – of the future.

07/24/2012

New Jersey firefighter (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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State Receives Waiver Under “No Child Left Behind”

Connecticut and seven other states have been granted waivers under the federal “No Child Left Behind” law.

05/29/2012

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