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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
Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

Who's Head of the Class? CT's Top Ranked High Schools

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.
Peter Blencowe, Elizabeth Emmi, Katherine Marsh Make Dean's List

Peter Blencowe, Elizabeth Emmi, Katherine Marsh Make Dean's List

Each student who achieved the recognition of the Dean's List recorded high-level academic performance during the semester.
Save The Date:

Save The Date: "Nicky's Family" Showing To Commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

Nicky's Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II.

Kylie, Wishes Do Come True!

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.
Four Jared Eliot Middle School Band Students Honored

Four Jared Eliot Middle School Band Students Honored

Band director Ross Tucker could not be more proud of the four Jared Eliot Middle School students chosen for the privilege of performing in the Southern Region Music Festival on March 1, 2014
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect From 7 a.m. To 5 p.m. Tuesday

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect From 7 a.m. To 5 p.m. Tuesday

It's beginning to look a lot like winter.
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.
How To Pay For College At Morgan High School

How To Pay For College At Morgan High School

We’ll discuss not only traditional methods of funding college but also a number of creative ones.