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CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
Full-Day Kindergarten Doesn't Make BOE-Approved Budget

Full-Day Kindergarten Doesn't Make BOE-Approved Budget

The education budget, which represents a 3.64% increase, will now head to the Canton Board of Finance.
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.