The co-founder of a charter school in Connecticut before he became state chief, Stefan Pryor attracted opposition from teachers' unions during his nearly three-year tenure.
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August 18, 2014
June 27, 2014
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
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
The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.
April 07, 2014
Other suburban Connecticut districts have seen enrollment declines, but not as sharp as Newtown's.
April 04, 2014
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
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
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
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
Connecticut child-care facilies failed to meet 7 of 13 state standards, researchers state.