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President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

President of Newtown Teachers Union Tells Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Teachers Felt Rushed to Return to Work After Shooting

Tom Kurkoski, president of the Newtown Federation of Teachers, spoke Friday before the governor’s Sandy Hook Advisory Commission.
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.
Last Chance: Say What You Want in a New Superintendent

Last Chance: Say What You Want in a New Superintendent

The district is currently led by Interim Superintendent Craig Cooke.
Snow Causes Early Dismissals in Windsor

Snow Causes Early Dismissals in Windsor

Winter storm Janis has caused schools in town to close early.
Post Your School News on Patch

Post Your School News on Patch

Spread the word about your school on Windsor Patch.
Windsor Students Make UConn Dean's List

Windsor Students Make UConn Dean's List

29 Windsor natives earned dean's list grades.
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.
Windsor Schools to Remain Closed

Windsor Schools to Remain Closed

Offices will be open Fri., Jan. 3, 2014.
No Evening Activities, Adult Ed. for Windsor Schools

No Evening Activities, Adult Ed. for Windsor Schools

Thurs., Jan. 2 is a snow day for all students and staff in Windsor.
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.
Windsor Schools Released Budget Schedule

Windsor Schools Released Budget Schedule

Residents can share their thoughts on education funding in Windsor during multiple public forums and meetings scheduled by the district.
Windsor Students Spread Holiday Cheer in Honor of Sandy Hook Victims

Windsor Students Spread Holiday Cheer in Honor of Sandy Hook Victims

Windsor High's jazz quartet took to the airport to spread cheer in memory of the victims of the tragedy at Sandy Hook.
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.
District Takes Familiar Route to New Superintendent

District Takes Familiar Route to New Superintendent

The district recently announced the hiring of a familiar firm to help find a new superintendent.
Snow Causes Early School Dismissals in Windsor

Snow Causes Early School Dismissals in Windsor

Schools across town are getting out early due to Tuesday's snowfall.
Wintry Mix Causes Windsor Schools' Delay

Wintry Mix Causes Windsor Schools' Delay

An overnight wintry mix and freezing temperatures have cuased delays across town.
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.