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  • Why Overlook A Local Favorite For Superintendent?

    I don't understand the compulsion of the Hartford board of education to do an outside search for a new superintendent and then come up with two uninspiring candidates [April 11, Connecticut, "Maryland, N.J. Educators Finalists For Top Job"]. Why isn't...
  • Learning Matters: Track meet gives students chance to get involved

    Learning Matters: Track meet gives students chance to get involved
    This year’s annual track competition among Glendale’s middle schools took place last Friday at Glendale’s Moyse Field. I’m so glad I happened upon the notice through the school district’s website. The Middle School Track Meet...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University Professor Uses Hip-Hop To Help At-Risk Students At Wilbur Cross

    Donald Sawyer, instructor of sociology at Quinnipiac University, is using hip-hop to help at-risk youth at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven express themselves. Sawyer developed the "Crossroads Collective" program about a year ago. He meets with...
  • Cupcake business is a family affair

    On one cupcake, a bunny's back feet, ample behind and fluffy tail are all that can be glimpsed of the creature as it plunges down a rabbit hole. Speckled robins' eggs and jelly beans sit atop knolls of bright green grass on other cupcakes, and a neon-...
  • Spring Home Tour set for May 2

    Spring Home Tour set for May 2
    With the La CaƱada Spring Home Tour coming up, the LCHS 7/8 PTA committee charged with making it a success set up a contest among all three elementary school sixth-grade classes to see which one could sell the most tour tickets and sponsorships. Katie...
  • Language competition allows Southern Lehigh students to show how East meets West

    Responding to questions is second nature, but it's not always easy when they're in a foreign language. Still that wasn't a big problem for about 125 Southern Lehigh middle and high school students who demonstrated their facility with Chinese at a...
  • California fails to adequately educate youth inmates, report says

    California fails to adequately educate youth inmates, report says
    California and other states are largely failing to adequately educate most of the 70,000 youth locked up at any given time in juvenile detention facilities, according to a national report released Thursday. Most youth fail to earn any course credits...
  • One day later, Liberty's college-bound athletes get to celebrate their big moment

    If it was possible to find one good thing about the lockdown at Liberty High School on Wednesday, it was that many of the student-athletes got to know each other a little better. Just about the time that 27 Hurricanes seniors were set to gather...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Plainville High School Marketing 2 Class Enjoyed A Presentation By Loureiro Engineering

    Students in the Plainville High School Marketing 2 Class recently enjoyed a presentation by Director Of Business Development for Loureiro Engineering, Bob Heslin. Mr. Heslin provided students with an overview of branding, core competencies of marketing,...
  • Fundraiser To Help Pay For Lights At Avon Tennis Courts

    AVON — Local tennis buffs along with a community non-profit group will hold a fundraiser on April 26 and proceeds will benefit efforts to install lights at Avon Middle School's tennis courts. Avon Community Recreational Neighborhood is holding a...
  • Hartford Superintendent Finalists Meet The Public

    Hartford Superintendent Finalists Meet The Public
    HARTFORD — Two out-of-state educators competing to be Hartford's superintendent of schools faced a daylong test of public and private interviews Wednesday, with both finalists telling their audiences that they were the right person to lead the...