State Education Department

Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes in a neighboring town. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Exemption Granted For Shorter Sandy Hook School Year

The state Board of education voted to allow Sandy Hook Elementary School students to have a shorter school year.


Stefan Pryor. Image from the city of Newark, New Jersey web site.

Former Charter School Official Tapped For Ed Commissioner

A deputy mayor of New Jersey’s largest city has been chosen as Connecticut’s next education commissioner.