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President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

Tom Kuroski, president of the Newtown Federation of Teachers, spoke Friday before the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
Nine Canton Residents Earn Second Semester Honors at Northwest Catholic

Nine Canton Residents Earn Second Semester Honors at Northwest Catholic

Nine academically outstanding residents of Canton earned a spot on the second semester honor roll at Northwest Catholic High School.
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
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.
Area Professionals, Hobbyists Sought to Present Student Workshops

Area Professionals, Hobbyists Sought to Present Student Workshops

Canton to present first Minds in Motions event in April, presenters need to be scheduled soon.
PTOs Preparing for Winter Festival Online Auction

PTOs Preparing for Winter Festival Online Auction

Donations accepted through the end of the month.
Tunxis Community College Releases Fall Dean's List

Tunxis Community College Releases Fall Dean's List

The following press release was submitted by Tunxis Community College.
Area Middle Schoolers to Compete in Math Contest at University of Hartford

Area Middle Schoolers to Compete in Math Contest at University of Hartford

2014 Hartford Chapter Mathcounts Competition designed to improve math skills, foster interest in STEM fields.
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.