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Schools

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Amity Schools Superintendent Reflects on The Future

Amity Schools Superintendent Reflects on The Future

Amity Superintendent Charles Dumais reflects on his first half year on the job.
'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

With back to school time upon us, a Connecticut Police Department reminded people to talk to children about bullying.
Therapist Offers 10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Therapist Offers 10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight C’s when you know he or she could get A’s? Then this article is for you.
Free and Reduced Lunch Offered in Bethany

Free and Reduced Lunch Offered in Bethany

The district unveils the income guidelines.
Amity School District to Dispose Of Special Education Record

Amity School District to Dispose Of Special Education Record

You can claim them by calling district offices.
Milford Principal Heading to Bethany

Milford Principal Heading to Bethany

Bethany Superintendent of Schools John Barile has hired Milford principal to the new Bethany Community School principal.
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
Amity is 23rd Best High School in CT, U.S. News Says

Amity is 23rd Best High School in CT, U.S. News Says

U.S News & World Report just released its 2014 high school rankings, and districts from the greater Hartford area and Fairfield County grabbed most of the top spots across the state.
Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database: Local Schools Classified from 'Excelling' to 'Turnaround'

Database and interactive map show which Connecticut schools are excelling and which are in need of review, according to the state.
Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Per-Pupil Spending: The 16 Highest School Districts in CT

Counting down the school districts with the highest cost per student in Connecticut.
16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

16 CT School Districts with Lowest Per Pupil Spending

Counting down the districts that spend the least per student on education.
Woodbridge Votes Tuesday on $13.3 Million School Renovation

Woodbridge Votes Tuesday on $13.3 Million School Renovation

Voters must approve Beecher Road School project by two-thirds or trigger a second referendum.
Amity Regional School District Hires Newtown Principal As Its New Superintendent

Amity Regional School District Hires Newtown Principal As Its New Superintendent

Charles Dumais, who has served as the principal of Newton High School since January 2008, was hired Monday by the Amity Regional School District #5 Board of Education.
Deadline for DMV's Teen Safe Driving Video Contest is Jan. 15

Deadline for DMV's Teen Safe Driving Video Contest is Jan. 15

High school students can enter a PSA to promote safe driving and get in the running for $15,000 in cash prizes.
UConn Looks to 'Knit the Campus Together'

UConn Looks to 'Knit the Campus Together'

The state's flagship university will spend $2 million to create a new master plan to improve the "look and feel" of its Storrs campus.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Meriden Superintendent To Congress: Obamacare Means Higher Budgets, Fewer Teachers

Meriden Superintendent To Congress: Obamacare Means Higher Budgets, Fewer Teachers

Meriden School Superintedent Mark D. Benigni told Congress last week that the Affordable Care Act will lead to staff cuts unless the law is changed.