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‘Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing Education

Since Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.


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Feds Give Conn. Another Year On Education Changes

Connecticut has been given another year to work on changes as it launches a contentious set of school standards, federal and state education officials announced Thursday.



No Child Left Behind Could Bring Federal Dollars To Newtown

The Education Department could use federal dollars to build schools for districts that suffer traumatic events such as those in Newtown, Conn., under an agreement the Senate education panel approved Wednesday.


Elementary school students' artwork on display at Middletown Board of Education offices.  File photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State To Seek No Child Waiver

Connecticut has decided to seek a waiver from parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law and is asking school districts, education activists, parents and others for their input.


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State Considering ‘NCLB’ Waiver Request

Connecticut’s top education administrator says the state might seek a waiver in early 2012 to some parts of the No Child Left Behind law.



Supreme Court: Connecticut Can’t Challenge Law

The Supreme Court won’t let the state of Connecticut continue its legal challenge to the federal No Child Left Behind Law.