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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

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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

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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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Next Stop, Bristol In Malloy’s Education Town Hall Meeting Series

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be stopping in Bristol to promote his overhaul proposals as he makes his 13th stop on his statewide education tour.

05/01/2012

Connecticut State Capitol. (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

Students Plan Education Rally

College students from across Connecticut are expected to rally at the state Capitol in support of overhauling the state’s public education system.

04/19/2012

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Students At Vt. College Learn Computer Protection

Deep in the bowels of a building at the nation’s oldest private military academy, students from across the globe are being taught to fight the war of the future.

03/11/2012

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Kindergarten Patchwork Concerns Connecticut Parents

As Connecticut tries to close education gaps between its rich and poor children, another gap is growing between school districts that offer full-day kindergarten and those that don’t.

02/27/2012

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Governor Testifies On Education Reform

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says there are teachers who “don’t belong” in the classroom and Connecticut needs to join other states in reforming teacher tenure rules in order to turn around low-performing schools and regain the state’s competitive edge.

02/21/2012

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Report: Donors Gave $746M To Connecticut Universities

A new survey of donations to colleges and universities shows 14 Connecticut schools received a combined total of more than $746 million last year.

02/15/2012

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