The homeless Connecticut mother who drew national attention for enrolling her son in a school outside the district in which they lived has been sentenced to five years in prison on drug and larceny charges.
So many students and staff at a small western Massachusetts school have fallen ill that classes have been cancelled for the day
An atheist family from Acton has sued the local school district, saying their children are being discriminated against because the Pledge of Allegiance contains the words “under God.”
A proposal to expand Connecticut’s charter schools would cost some of the state’s most impoverished cities more than $1 million annually, a potential source of friction as lawmakers prepare to tackle education reform ideas.
Dozens of Connecticut superintendents are preparing to unveil more than 150 ideas they believe would improve the state’s schools.
The one-two punch of last weekend’s rare October snowstorm and Hurricane Irene is putting a scheduling squeeze on many Northeastern school districts, parents and students.
Power failures, flooding, road closures and other problems left by Irene have led some superintendents in New England and elsewhere in the East to delay the start of school.
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ruled that a former Catholic school principal cannot sue the Archdiocese of Hartford on claims she was wrongly fired for not retaliating against a student who complained about sexual remarks allegedly made by a priest.
New Haven Public School officials and the United Way have unveiled a food truck which will provide food to city youngsters during the summer months as part of the “No Kid Hungry” campaign.
The last U.S. space shuttle flight is carrying a science experiment from a magnet school in Hartford.