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September 19, 2014; Updated: 6:41 pm
Data from Montville schools' first year offering full-day kindergarten show improvement in early literacy skills among the town's kindergarteners.
September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:58 am
At a special meeting Monday night, the Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Democrat Phil Teixeira to fill the board vacancy left by the departure of fellow Democrat Margaret Caron.
September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:56 am
The Finance Committee on Wednesday voted in favor of asking bond counsel to prepare documentation for a school renovation project, keeping the town on track for a January 2015 referendum.
September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:07 pm
Zachary Higgins has been accepted into the University of Connecticut’s doctoral program in physical therapy.
September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm
The agreement between the board and General Teamsters Local No. 493 includes a 50-cent raise to hourly wages each year for the next three years, starting this month.
September 15, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am
After watching the Board of Finance reject their request to fund school security improvements and a state mandated teacher evaluation program earlier this month, school board members agreed Thursday to return to the board to seek the funding.
September 15, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
The idea of building a new middle school and closing the town’s three aging elementary school continues to gain momentum as the school board last week agreed on a set of educational specifications for the new school.
September 12, 2014; Updated: 6:17 pm
The New London Board of Education took the first step Thursday night in its second attempt at finding a permanent leader for the city's schools.
September 12, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Ledyard High School has updated its social studies course sequence and allowed students to vote on which new classes would be offered this year.
September 12, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm
Continuing tension between the Board of Education and parents — and within the board itself — manifested itself again Monday night, with disagreement surrounding the filling of a board vacancy left by the departure of Democrat Margaret...
September 10, 2014; Updated: 6:23 pm
People look out over the water soon after sunset while on the shore of the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton Tuesday. They were invited to gather on the lawn of the campus to watch the sunset and the supermoon rise. Due to...
September 10, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm
Norwich - An extended learning day and an intense focus on improving student academic performance doesn't mean the newly designed Uncas Commissioner's Network School won't have fun this year, school officials told the...
September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:46 pm
Superintendent Michael Graner will send a letter the state education commissioner today saying Groton plans to solve its racial imbalance issue by building one new middle school, converting its existing middle schools into elementary schools, and...
September 9, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
As the school board looks into options to address its three aging elementary schools, it began examining the town’s demographics on Monday.
September 4, 2014; Updated: 12:10 pm
The University of Connecticut Avery Point campus will host a viewing of the bright full moon at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9.
September 3, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm
Francisco Santos, left, and Kessiah Splane of the New London Science and Technology Magnet High School sailing team set sail in an FJ (flying junior) sailboat from the Mitchell College Pier Wednesday on the first outing of the fall season.
September 3, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am
Superintendent of Schools Michael Graner will update the Board of Education on Monday about how he is responding to the state's request for a plan to correct racial imbalance.
September 3, 2014; Updated: 5:05 pm
About 535 students started kindergarten and pre-kindergarten in Groton Wednesday, and schools reported class sizes in kindergarten ranging from 18 to 22 students.
September 3, 2014; Updated: 3:59 pm
Called Eco Explorers, the program includes hands-on activities, educational games, and standards-based learning using the nature center’s property and animal collection.
September 2, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
The national touring production “Beatlemania the Stage Show” will perform at in the Stonington High School auditorium on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. to help raise money to support the school’s music program.
September 1, 2014; Updated: 11:32 pm
Tuesday, as fifth-graders around the region pull on their backpacks and board school buses, Skye Harris, 10, will play and race around the house until her mother gets up. Then they'll have breakfast and, around 8 or 9, school will start.
September 1, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
With the school year underway, Salem school officials are trying to fill three vacancies.
August 30, 2014; Updated: 11:25 pm
Now that it has voided its appointment of Terrence P. Carter as the superintendent of the city's schools, the Board of Education finds itself back at square one.
August 30, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am
High school boys’ soccer teams from Ledyard, Griswold and Norwich Free Academy were the first athletes to play games under the newly installed permanent lights at the NFA athletic field Thursday evening.
August 29, 2014; Updated: 11:27 pm
A consultant outlined a master plan this week that would create an athletic complex on the Merritt property off Route 1, including four regulation-sized fields, restrooms, a playground and concessions at a cost of $7.37 million.