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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Bridgeport Superintendent’s Certification

Did Bridgeport Superintendent of Schools Paul Vallas properly receive a waiver to state certification requirements for his job? Or did he and state education officials flout the law to make it easier for him to take the helm of the city’s struggling school district?


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Suspended New Haven Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Students

A special education teacher in New Haven is charged with three separate complaints of sexual assault of students.


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Schools Locked Down For A Time

Three schools in Manchester were “locked down” for a time Friday afternoon after a report of police activity in the neighborhood.


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Mixed Results On State Standardized Tests

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Results from statewide student tests conducted in 2013 are mixed, with data showing Connecticut’s achievement gap between wealthy and poor communities widening in some cases while narrowing in others. But Education […]


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After Sandy Hook, Some Schools Are Arming Educators

After the attack at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, some schools have begun arming educators.


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Principal Demoted At Waterbury Elementary School

The principal of Waterbury’s lowest-performing elementary school has been demoted following two performance audits.



Bridgeport To Pay Legal Fees Of Embattled School Superintendent

Bridgeport’s school board has agreed to pay the legal fees for Superintendent Paul Vallas as he fights for his job before the state Supreme Court.


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Survey: Many Gay NY Students Still Harassed

A large majority of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender middle and high schools students in New York say they are called names.


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Newtown Names Interim Superintendent

Newtown officials have named former town schools chief John Reed to serve as interim superintendent while they search for a permanent successor to Janet Robinson.


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Overnight Winds Close Roads, Cut Off Power, Affect School Openings

Strong winds and rain which battered Connecticut overnight brought down trees, cutting power and closing roads.