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Guilford School Bus Schedules

Guilford School Bus Schedules

The link takes you right to Guilford Public Schools website.
'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.
CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

CONNECTICUT CHILDREN TO RECEIVE 1,700 BACKPACKS

Connecticut Higher Education Trust Organizes Donation Program
Guilford Schools Appoints Calvin Leete and Baldwin Middle School Principal

Guilford Schools Appoints Calvin Leete and Baldwin Middle School Principal

Two new principals have been named to fill positions in the Guilford school system.
Report: Guilford Among Top Ranked High Schools In CT

Report: Guilford Among Top Ranked High Schools In CT

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.
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.
Study Ranks Pay for Private College Presidents, Includes 8 in CT

Study Ranks Pay for Private College Presidents, Includes 8 in CT

Yale's Richard C. Levin and Quinnipiac's John L. Lahey both make over a million dollars.
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.
Guilford Parents Start Petition To Support Full-Day K

Guilford Parents Start Petition To Support Full-Day K

Parents of Guilford pre-schoolers have started a petition to show support for bringing full-day Kindergarten to Guilford.
UConn, United Technologies Partner to Launch Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering

UConn, United Technologies Partner to Launch Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering

The Hartford-based firm will give the university $7.5 million up front, with $2.5 million more coming in sponsored research related to UTC projects.