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Storms Squeeze School Calendars

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.


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Irene Upsets Many School Opening Schedules

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.


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State Supreme Court Rules Fired Catholic School Principal May Not Sue Archdiocese

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.


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Food Truck Will Distribute Free Meals

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.


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Hartford Student Experiment Aboard Shuttle

The last U.S. space shuttle flight is carrying a science experiment from a magnet school in Hartford.


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Waterbury Parents Object To Gun Range Site

A plan to put an indoor gun range near a Waterbury school has drawn protests from parents and community members.


New Haven Principal Placed on Leave

The principal at a New Haven elementary school has been placed on leave as authorities investigate a report that a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by classmates on a field trip.


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Heat Prompts Early Dismissals

Because of the heat, some schools around the state announced early dismissals Wednesday.


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Discipline Complaint At New Haven School

The grandmother of two New Haven students says those boys and others were forced to lift weights as discipline at their schools, and that her family has been contacted by child-welfare investigators.



Report of School Flasher in 2nd Town

Simsbury police are investigating after two students from Squadron Line Elementary School say a man exposed himself as they were walking home.