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New Superintendent At Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ A new superintendent took command of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Monday, replacing an officer who was the first female leader of any U.S. service academy. Rear Adm. James […]


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Superintendent Leaving for Political Run

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Bridgeport schools Superintendent Paul Vallas, named Friday as the 2014 running mate of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, says leaving the Connecticut school system he has led for nearly two years “is […]


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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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Hartford School Board Votes No Extension On Superintendent’s Contract

Hartford’s superintendent of schools is defending her record after the city’s Board of Education voted to not extend her contract when it expires next year.


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Former Superintendent Fights To Get Job Back

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Groton’s former schools superintendent has asked two state agencies to help him get his job back. The Day of New London reports  that Paul Kadri has filed a complaint with the state […]


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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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Superintendent Gives Up Bonus Battle

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto says she will not seek a bonus for her performance over the past year. Saturday’s announcement ends a simmering with the school board whose evaluation […]


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Grade-less Schools, All-Day Kindergarten, Universal Preschool Win Board Praise

Connecticut’s state Board of Education is praising a slate of reform proposals from a superintendents’ group, which calls for a range of ideas that include eliminating age-based grade levels and promoting students based on their skills.



School Superintendents Propose Universal Preschool, Full-Day Kindergarten

Dozens of Connecticut superintendents are preparing to unveil more than 150 ideas they believe would improve the state’s schools.


Former Milford Superintendent Avoids Jail Time in Plea Deal

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The former Milford school superintendent accused of inappropriate touching of two female principals has agreed to a deal in which he avoids jail time with a no contest plea to a […]