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  • Farmington Has Two New School Principals

    FARMINGTON—There are two new elementary school principals in town this year. Superintendent Kathleen Greider announced in April that Peter Michelson would replace Sharon Lowery as principal of West District School, and two months later, Caitlin...
  • As Schools Open, Avon Sees Unexpected Enrollment Increase

    As Schools Open, Avon Sees Unexpected Enrollment Increase
    AVON — Newcomers are a fact of life for educators in the opening days of school. But on the first day of classes Thursday, teachers and administrators saw more of them than they have for the past several years. Bucking a trend since 2010, the town'...
  • Manchester Students Start School Year

    Manchester Students Start School Year
    MANCHESTER — The first-graders in Katrina Rawlins' class started their first day of school by creating flags with brand new crayons and triangular pieces of white paper. Thursday was the launch of the school year for kindergarten through ninth...
  • NYC ex-assistant principal to stay on payroll after altering son's grades

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - An assistant principal at a New York high school who admitted to secretly changing his son's grades to passing from failing will have to pay a $7,000 fine but will keep collecting his $104,437-a-year salary, school officials said on...
  • Tiger boys' cross country promises to be competitive

    It's usually a struggle for numbers as far as the Tourtellotte Memorial High School boys cross country team is concerned, but this year they sport the largest team in years. On Aug. 26, six students gathered at the track behind the school. Seniors Jack O'...
  • PB School Board considers opting out of testing

    PB School Board considers opting out of testing
    Palm Beach County School Board members want to opt out of state-required testing, a controversial move that could jeopardize funding, athletics and students' ability to graduate. They say testing has gotten out of control and creates too much pressure...
  • Teachers undergo a common experience

    Teachers undergo a common experience
    For a couple days this week, Laguna Beach Unified School District math teachers reversed roles and became students again. Beginning Tuesday, about 15 middle- and high-school teachers sat at desks grouped together inside a Thurston Middle School...
  • Florida school district sets precedent by opting out of state testing

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida school district is opting out of all state-required testing, a move that experts said on Thursday sets a national precedent amid a growing controversy over the use of high-stakes standardized assessments in public...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class

    Burbank High ready to induct latest Hall of Fame class
    Since it inducted its first class in 2008, the Burbank High Athletic Hall of Fame has had a long and illustrious group of former athletes, coaches, teams and administrators to choose from. "At Burbank High we have an advantage that many schools don't...