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Educators, Students Seek Reduced Standardized Testing

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Unionized Connecticut teachers are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that reduce the amount of standardized student testing in schools. Hundreds of members of the Connecticut Education Association and the American […]


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Connecticut Teens Score At International Average On Math Test; Higher In Science, Reading

Results from a global exam given to 15-year-olds show U.S. students lagging in math and just average in science and reading, while teens from Asian nations dominate the categories.


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“Armed Career Criminal” Released Early In Lab Scandal Case: “I Love That Lady”

A Massachusetts man released from prison early because of a drug-testing lab scandal declared his gratitude toward the chemist allegedly responsible for his freedom after he was rearrested for having a stolen handgun.


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West Nile Virus Found In Mosquitoes In Three Communities

West Nile Virus has been found in mosquitoes in three Connecticut communities, according to the latest test results from the Agricultural Experiment Statio