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  • Newtown panel urges more gun control, mental health changes

    A panel tasked with developing recommendations to prevent tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is calling for new gun control measures, detailed safety standards for school buildings and a new focus for the state's "fragmented and...
  • Montessori school hopes glass classroom will spur interest, enrollment

    Montessori school hopes glass classroom will spur interest, enrollment
    It's been 100 years since Maria Montessori taught children in a glass classroom for four months at the 1915 World's Fair in San Francisco. The Italian physician captivated spectators with the U.S. debut of her radical method, which utilized multi-age...
  • Soldier meets student who boosted his morale 9 years ago

    The rapid-fire barrage of questions from a curious third-grader put a smile on the face of Army officer Justin Putnam. It was spring 2006 and Putnam was the captain in charge of Charlie Company of the 84th Engineer Battalion. He was four months into a...
  • Maryland students, educators set for new standardized test

    On a recent February afternoon, 125 seventh-grade students at Annapolis Middle School sat down in a multipurpose room with a laptop, pencils and graph paper at their desks. For the next hour, the boys and girls did their best to answer math questions &#...
  • Gov. Tom Wolf outlines promised tax on natural gas

    Gov. Tom Wolf outlines promised tax on natural gas
    Three months ago, voters, many angry over the loss of education funding, made history by booting from office a sitting governor many viewed as responsible for the loss of thousands of teaching jobs and classroom programs for their children. On Wednesday,...
  • Educators report success of pilot guidance program

    Burbank educators may provide more guidance counselors across its 11 elementary schools, following positive preliminary findings about the impact one guidance counselor has had at Thomas Jefferson and Theodore Roosevelt elementary schools this year....
  • Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving

    Branford Kindergarten Teacher Never Stops Giving
    BRANFORD — Judy Spaar knew in third grade that she wanted to be a teacher. "I grew up in Northford and my third-grade teacher was Mrs. Baylis," said Spaar, who has taught kindergarten at John B. Sliney School in Branford for more than two decades....
  • Robotics class offered with eye to forming team next year

    Robotics class offered with eye to forming team next year
    With just a few clicks, a user-friendly computer program helped a group of sixth-graders bring to life their robots created from Legos. There's a certain fascination with putting together tiny Legos components and getting the finished product to move on...
  • Hartford School Safety Officer Is At Home Settling Lunchtime Squabbles

    Hartford School Safety Officer Is At Home Settling Lunchtime Squabbles
    HARTFORD — The high-pitched, controlled madhouse that is an elementary school cafeteria during lunch is when school safety officer Elpidio "Pete" Ramos becomes mediator-in-chief. Tending to the criers, inspecting the gap from a first-grader's...
  • Public asks questions as West Aurora begins referendum forums

    Public asks questions as West Aurora begins referendum forums
    More than 50 community members turned up at Hill Elementary School Thursday for the first in a series of public forums about West Aurora School District's plan to borrow $84.2 million in bonds to finance school building projects if voters approve a...
  • Students learn about a variety of fields

    Students learn about a variety of fields
    University School in Davie has a unique twist on Career Day. As part of their Career Connections event, more than 50 professionals from Nova Southeastern University and beyond were dispersed into eighth-grade classrooms. The five or six participants...