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Meriden Nixes Midterms

Students at two public high schools in central Connecticut are no longer taking midterm exams.

06/03/2015

Bulkeley High School (Michael Guerrera/WTIC Photo)

Bill Exempts State Juniors From Controversial Test

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut high school juniors may no longer have to take a controversial standardized test. The Senate on Thursday voted 33-3 to relieve 11th-graders from having to take Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium […]

05/28/2015

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Two Arrested In School Gun Incident

(NEW LONDON,Conn./CBS Connecticut) – New London Police have arrested two juveniles  after responding to  New London High School late Friday morning on the report of a student with a  gun inside the school.The  school  was  […]

05/01/2015

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RI High School Website Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Message

The FBI says it’s investigating after a top Rhode Island high school’s website was hacked by someone who left a pro-Islamic State message.

03/16/2015

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High School Senior Wins Fight To Have Picture With Rifle In Yearbook

A New York high school student won her fight to have her picture with a rifle included in the yearbook.

12/22/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Pediatricians’ Rx For Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

08/28/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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