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Stamford to Get $2.62 Million in 'Alliance Districts' State Grant Program

Stamford to Get $2.62 Million in 'Alliance Districts' State Grant Program

Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday that many struggling school districts around the state will get $132.9 million in additional funds.
Stamford's Cloonan Middle School Is Named a 'School of Distinction'

Stamford's Cloonan Middle School Is Named a 'School of Distinction'

The College For Every Student program has recognized the mentoring efforts to help Cloonan students attain academic achievement.
The PSAT - It's Not Just a Practice Test

The PSAT - It's Not Just a Practice Test

The Greenwich Education Group explains the importance of the PSAT testing process for high school students.
Wilton Company Transforms Stamford School Hallway to Help Kids Cope With Trauma

Wilton Company Transforms Stamford School Hallway to Help Kids Cope With Trauma

A meaningful mural helps Trailblazers Academy Charter Middle School students heal from trauma.
Greenwich's Convent of the Sacred Heart Graduates 60

Greenwich's Convent of the Sacred Heart Graduates 60

The Class of 2014, the 165th graduating class, is urged to go out and "change the world."
Six Cloonan Students Headed to West Point STEM Workshop

Six Cloonan Students Headed to West Point STEM Workshop

The Cloonan students, all seventh graders, are part of the College For Every Student (CFES) STEM program that helps students become college ready.
Villa Maria School Wins National Contest on Studying Energy & Conservation

Villa Maria School Wins National Contest on Studying Energy & Conservation

Villa Maria School of Stamford is the [middle school] national winner of America’s Home Energy Challenge contest and recipient of a $10,000 grant.
West Point Team Visits Cloonan School for Robotics Workshop, Mentoring

West Point Team Visits Cloonan School for Robotics Workshop, Mentoring

The West Point team will conduct a full day robotics workshop.
Report: Bomb Threat Made So Parents Wouldn't Know She Wasn't Graduating

Report: Bomb Threat Made So Parents Wouldn't Know She Wasn't Graduating

The former Quinnipiac University student was arrested, and the graduation ceremony started 90 minutes late.
Westhill High Athletic Director Takes Job in Trumbull

Westhill High Athletic Director Takes Job in Trumbull

New AD Michael King comes to Trumbull from a Stamford high school.
Third Grader from CT Could Win 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest With Your Help

Third Grader from CT Could Win 'Doodle 4 Google' Contest With Your Help

Jason Rosado came up with an out-of-this-world doodle that landed in the top spot for our state. Now he needs your votes to take the grand prize home.
Stamford Teacher on CT Common Core 'Dream Team'

Stamford Teacher on CT Common Core 'Dream Team'

Teachers on the "Connecticut Dream Team" will learn more about teaching under Common Core education standards, then spread the word to other teachers.
Norwalk Community College's Extra Services for Veterans

Norwalk Community College's Extra Services for Veterans

If you're a veteran, here are all the ways Norwalk Community College wants to serve you and welcome you at the campus.
Charter Schools Assn. Wants Another Stamford Charter School

Charter Schools Assn. Wants Another Stamford Charter School

Tuesday night, the Connecticut State Department of Education will hold a local hearing on the proposal for the Stamford Charter School for Excellence (SCSE), as required by state law.
Annual College Ahead! To Host Discussion with Admissions Deans

Annual College Ahead! To Host Discussion with Admissions Deans

Jewish Family Service of Stamford, New Canaan and Darien is hosting the event that's open to the public on March 13.
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.