An increasing number of Connecticut students are being exempted from vaccinations as parents cite allergic reactions or religious prohibitions.
New Britain’s schools superintendent says students who play hooky should be fined as much as $75.
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.
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.