Going back to school is bittersweet for even the most ardent young student, but some kids are happily returning to a school where the day is 100 minutes longer than usual.
On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance.
At least 10 paragraphs in the two-page essay Terrence P. Carter submitted with his application for the city’s superintendent of schools job contain material apparently copied from other sources without attribution, including academic journals, news articles and websites.
A Stamford High School teacher accused of threatening to fail an 18-year-old student if he did not have sex with her and providing him and a friend with marijuana, turned herself over to police Wednesday.
Chanting “Where’s my seat?” and “We have waited long enough!” about two dozen people — including Hartford parents, children and activists — rallied outside the state Department of Education Thursday on Capitol Avenue to demand more high quality educational options for Hartford students.
Jolted by revelations about a charter school group, the State Board of Education commissioned a law firm to investigate the Jumoke Academy charter organization Monday.
With cover from the state’s two largest teachers unions, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Thursday kicked off “Connecticut Core,” the administration’s latest effort to quell the political and policy clamor over how Common Core curriculum standards should be implemented.
A Woodbury High Schooler claims he uncovered political bias in the implementation of a firewall blocking some political Web sites at his school.
The mother of an 11-year-old boy has been arrested after police say her son brought a grenade to school for show-and-tell related to World War II lessons.