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December 6, 2013; Updated: 12:21 am
The New London school system surpassed state goals for achievement on the Connecticut Mastery Test and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test last school year, while in Norwich, the districtwide performance numbers slipped slightly from the...
December 6, 2013; Updated: 12:18 am
Just days after being sworn into office, the Board of Education met Thursday night with the executive director of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education to take the first step in its search for a new superintendent of schools.
December 5, 2013; Updated: 5:17 pm
The newly named Higher Edge has taken on a larger mission: guiding its students from senior year of high school through senior year of college.
December 5, 2013; Updated: 11:42 pm
Michael Graner starts Jan. 1 as Groton’s new superintendent of schools, and he already has one new practice he wants to put in place.
December 3, 2013; Updated: 12:12 am
All seven school board members were sworn into office Monday, beginning a two-year term which they all acknowledged will be critical to the success of the city’s school system.
December 3, 2013; Updated: 12:08 am
School board to do more research before deciding to adopt a proposed whistleblower and complaint policy.
December 2, 2013; Updated: 1:31 am
With cleanup of the Cohanize School property underway, the town is continuing to search for plan to redevelop the nine-acre site.
December 2, 2013; Updated: 12:28 am
A Board of Education committee is considering a policy that would require employees to file a written complaint if they see wrongdoing by another employee, and would prohibit retaliation against those who file such complaints.
December 1, 2013; Updated: 1:17 am
Local lawmakers who secured $15 million in the last legislative session for renovations at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton are now focusing on improving the math, science and engineering facilities there.
December 1, 2013; Updated: 12:40 am
Ryan Collins, 14, can take a little humiliation to raise money for his class at Robert E. Fitch High School and boost school spirit. On Dec. 7, he’ll be in the green-patterned tunic, white leggings and pointed elf boots with bells.\n
November 30, 2013; Updated: 6:36 pm
An initiative to bring express bus service to college students in two communities has shone a light on the need for public transportation in the region, administrators say.
November 29, 2013; Updated: 11:56 pm
After a year and change of flux and newsworthy events in this district of 2,485 students, Superintendent Michael Graner will depart next month after 10 years to take the post of superintendent of Groton Public Schools.
November 25, 2013; Updated: 12:05 am
Former Board of Education Chairwoman Gail MacDonald has resigned from the board just three weeks after becoming the highest vote-getter in the school board election and a week after being replaced as chairman by by fellow Democrat Frank Todisco.
November 22, 2013; Updated: 12:52 am
The plan to move a program for students with emotional disabilities into Harbor School has been delayed because district officials recently were told that renovations to the school would require a city building permit.
November 21, 2013; Updated: 11:34 pm
On Saturday, officials from the school district and City Hall will gather at the Winthrop Magnet Elementary School to formally dedicate the school’s library in memory of Anthony J. Bauduccio, who died on April 21, 2009, at the age of 76.
November 20, 2013; Updated: 12:14 am
The Board of Education and the union that represent teachers here have agreed on a new three-year contract that will pay them raises of 3.1 percent, 3.01 percent and 2.88 percent each year over the life of the contract.
November 19, 2013; Updated: 12:38 am
Fourth graders at the Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London have produced three dimensional art in the style of Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party" to honor 40 influential women in U.S. history. The project is a collaboration with...
November 19, 2013; Updated: 12:09 am
A 1933 Stonington High School graduate who died last year has given the school more than $863,000 to start a scholarship for graduating seniors.
November 18, 2013; Updated: 3:51 pm
Stella Barth, who teaches middle school life and physical sciences, spent the last two weeks on the exploration vessel Nautilus as it explored submarine volcanoes off the coast of Grenada. She was able to check in regularly with her students to...
November 18, 2013; Updated: 1:18 am
New London High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps attracts more than 100 students per year who donate more than 1,200 hours of community service while learning about subjects such as government, geography and naval history.
November 18, 2013; Updated: 1:17 am
The 2013 Norwich winners of the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendents Awards were honored at last week’s Board of Education meeting.
November 17, 2013; Updated: 12:46 am
New London — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the state Department of Education on Friday announced $24 million in grant funding to enhance classroom computers and technology in 126 cities and towns across the state,...
November 15, 2013; Updated: 7:52 pm
Paul Kadri filed the complaint in the spring spring with the Freedom of Information Commission challenging decisions that preceded his firing.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 12:27 am
The Board of Education and the North Stonington Education Association have finalized a bargaining agreement on the teachers’ contract for the next three years.
November 15, 2013; Updated: 12:12 am
The funding is part of the Gun Violence Prevention and Children’s Safety Act'd School Security Grant Program, and Montville is one of 75 school district recipients.