With the suburbs around Hartford growing increasingly segregated, school officials are struggling to ensure that more students are attending school in a racially integrated setting.
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December 08, 2014
November 03, 2014
Connecticut awards $4.7 million in grants from the federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers program to expand school days to create new before- and after-school programs that provide students in low-performing, high-poverty schools with academic tutoring, sports, art programs, dance, and hands-on learning.
October 28, 2014
Incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is battling Republican Tom Foley to be Connecticut's next governor, with testing emerging as a major K-12 issue.
September 18, 2014
Malloy sent a letter to Duncan, saying that he wants to "start a dialogue" between the feds and Connecticut on ways to "reduce the testing burden."
September 05, 2014
Attendance and test scores increase at a Connecticut elementary school now in its third year of an extended school day.
August 18, 2014
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.
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.