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Study: Kids Have Too Much HomeworkA new study finds primary school children are often assigned up to three times more homework than recommended by the National Education Association.
Call For Moratorium On Charter Schools Some Connecticut lawmakers want to stop state approval of additional charter schools.
Waterbury Education Board Recognizes Muslim HolidaysThe education board for the city of Waterbury has added two of the most important days on the Muslim calendar to its list of school holidays.
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Departing CT Education Commissioner Headed For RIConnecticut's departing education commissioner has been chosen to be Rhode Island's first commerce secretary.
Black School Official Accused Of Making Racist CommentsA Connecticut educator who is black has been disciplined after using racial slurs against students, including calling them "brown kids."
Social Studies Teacher Shows Sexually Explicit Video To Sixth-Grade ClassA history lesson turned sexual after a Hartland School teacher showed his sixth-grade class a YouTube video containing sexual content.
The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll LanesThe idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner's account.
Engineered for Success: Four Women Tell Their Stories of AchievementFour girls grew up to become accomplished engineers and scientists, one chased amoebas in a creek. Another loved puzzling out math problems. One fed her curiosity through a sash full of Girl Scout badges, while another became enamored with science during a trip to a crocodile farm.
‘First In The World’ Grant Program Challenges Colleges To Increase Access And AffordabilityThe State University of New York Oswego will partner with two area community colleges to help two-year graduates transition into bachelor’s degree programs.
Smart Mouse: Using Your Grip As Your Computer PasswordThe “Biometric Pressure Grip” is a sensor that measures how hard and how tightly someone holds a mouse, then uses that information as part of a multi-step login process.
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