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Local Man Charged In Hoax Bomb At East Hampton School

A 20-year-old East Hampton man already facing state charges now faces federal charges after workers found a fake bomb device at the doors of the East Hampton Middle School last month.

02/01/2013

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Greenwich Police Increase School Security

Greenwich school officials are beefing up school security following the shooting deaths of 26 children and educators in nearby Newtown last month.

01/11/2013

File photo of a makeshift memorial for the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Students, Teachers Head Back To School

Classes are starting Thursday at a repurposed school for students who survived a shooting rampage three weeks ago in Newtown, Conn.

01/01/2013

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Slain Conn. Teacher Remembered As Selfless Hero

A Connecticut schoolteacher gunned down during last week’s elementary school massacre is being remembered as a selfless hero who died trying to shield her students.

12/19/2012

File photo of a fire station close to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where people gathered following the shooting. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Conn. Police: Gunman Forced His Way Into School

Connecticut State Police say a gunman who massacred 26 children and adults at an elementary school before committing suicide forced his way into the building.

12/15/2012

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Longer School Day Announced For Some Connecticut Schools

The official announcement came Monday in Washington of a federal-state-local program t o lengthen the school day in some districts in five states starting next year, East Hartford, Meriden and New London are the Connecticut districts taking part in the program.

12/03/2012

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School Bus Strike Averted

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A school bus company and the drivers’ union have agreed to a “cooling off” period and avoid a strike in Westport. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dattco, a New […]

10/01/2012

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Parents Of More State Schoolchildren Opt Out Of Vaccinations

An increasing number of Connecticut students are being exempted from vaccinations as parents cite allergic reactions or religious prohibitions.

09/04/2012

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Skip School? That’ll Be $75

New Britain’s schools superintendent says students who play hooky should be fined as much as $75.

08/20/2012

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State Seeks To Revoke Certification Of Principal In Cheating Scandal

State officials say they will try to revoke the teaching certification of a former Waterbury school principal, but won’t go after the credentials of 19 other city educators linked to a test-cheating scandal.

04/06/2012

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