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Fawn Hollow Elementary Students Release Trout in Monroe Stream

Fawn Hollow Elementary Students Release Trout in Monroe Stream

Elementary students raised the trout and released them to the wild.
Monroe WCSU Student Recognized with Prestigious Barnard Award

Monroe WCSU Student Recognized with Prestigious Barnard Award

Two WCSU Students receive 2014 Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award.
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 ranked 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.
Monroe Schools Closed Today

Monroe Schools Closed Today

The Monday, Feb. 3, forecast is causing schools across the state to close.

'Big Mike' Mathews Shows Tricks on the Basketball Court (Video)

The Harlem Wizards will take on a team of Monroe Elementary School teachers at Masuk High School on Feb. 9.
Feds' New School-Discipline Guidelines Aim to Keep Kids in Classroom

Feds' New School-Discipline Guidelines Aim to Keep Kids in Classroom

Recommendations seek to curb racial prejudice and stop excessive discipline for minor offenses.
'These Are Higher Standards Than Ever Before'

'These Are Higher Standards Than Ever Before'

Educators explain the new Common Core State Standards during the Monroe Parents Council's meeting.
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.