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1,431 Bullying Incidents Reported In First Year Of New Law

In the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.

01/20/2014

U.S. Federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to reporters following a town hall meeting on safety and education reform Friday at the Classical Magnet School in Hartford. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Education Secretary To Visit Hartford

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Connecticut next week to highlight government efforts to make higher education more accessible.

01/17/2014

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Education Commissioner Calls For Probe Of Winchester School Funding

State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools.

01/07/2014

Robert Argo says it's too difficult in this economy to find a job without a diploma...so he finished his high school education nearly 15 years after leaving school to join the Navy Reserves.

Vietnam Vet Finally Receives High School Diploma

65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.

12/28/2013

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State, City, Plaintiffs Reach 2014-2015 Agreement in Sheff v. O’Neill

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.

12/13/2013

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Manchester Reviews Schools Plan

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.

12/04/2013

Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Brief Lockdown Ends At Newtown Schools

The middle school and high school in Newtown are re-opened after being briefly locked down.

10/07/2013

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Report Applauds Efforts To Reform Education System, Says More Needs To Be Done

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.

09/17/2013

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Sandy Hook Mother Wishes Teachers “Courage, Faith And Love”

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.

09/06/2013

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26 School Principals From Ghana Touring Conn.

Twenty-six principals from the west African nation of Ghana are visiting Connecticut this week for meetings with local education officials.

09/03/2013

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