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June 27, 2014

Conn. Governor Pledges $15 Million to Support Common-Core Implementation

Gov. Malloy, a Democrat, has pledged $15 million to ease the implementation of the common-core standards. The money will go towards new school technology and professional development, among other uses.

May 16, 2014

Chocolate Milk Almost Accidentally Banned in Connecticut Schools

Sodium limits for school beverages included in a state bill would have ruled out chocolate milk, but Gov. Dannel Malloy says that won't happen.

April 25, 2014

Student Fatally Stabbed at School After Apparent Prom Date Rejection

The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.

April 07, 2014

Newtown Studying Shootings' Effect on Enrollment

Other suburban Connecticut districts have seen enrollment declines, but not as sharp as Newtown's.

April 04, 2014

Miss. and Tenn. Lawmakers Vote Down Efforts to Expand School Choice

Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.

February 03, 2014

Four More States Win Testing Waivers From U.S. Department of Education

Connecticut, Mississippi, South Dakota and Vermont have won federal waivers focused on allowing them to make the transition to common-core tests.

January 21, 2014

Bullying Data Will Improve Prevention Efforts, Connecticut Says

Under a state law passed in 2011, school officials documented 1,431 cases of bullying across the Nutmeg State during the 2012-13 school year.

November 25, 2013

Newtown Report: Shooter Acted Alone With No Clear Motive

An investigation of Dec. 14 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School found no clear motive for gunman Adam Lanza, a report released Monday said.

October 15, 2013

Regulators Find Shortcomings at Conn. Child-Care Facilities, Analysis Says

Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.

July 10, 2013

Judge Affirms Paul Vallas' Exit From Bridgeport Superintendency

A judge ruled that Paul Vallas must step down from his position as Bridgeport's superintendent while a court decision is appealed.

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