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  • Place focus on reading [Letter]

    Place focus on reading [Letter]
    In your editorial, "Ready to learn more" (Aug. 18), you correctly pointed out the vicious cycle of deficits at each grade level which makes it impossible for students to achieve success. One huge deficit begins at the elementary level with reading...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...
  • East Hartford Teachers Get Ready For New School Year

    EAST HARTFORD — The auditorium at East Hartford Middle School was noisy Monday morning, almost as though it were filled with students. But sitting in the seats were hundreds of teachers and staff, including nurses, secretaries, and tutors, who...
  • Schools facing more restrictions on snack foods

    Schools facing more restrictions on snack foods
    There's nothing yummier than a carton of veggie juice to wash down your whole grain Rice Krispies Treat, right? Students are about to find out as tighter federal regulations kick in on snack foods in school cafeterias. Sweetened teas and greasy chips...
  • Michael E. Faccinetto: Public education beneficial for the common good

    We live in a society of high-stakes competition. With the shrinking economy and recent recession, quality middle-class jobs have become scarce. Reformers tell us students must be prepared to compete in the global economy, and this can only be...
  • Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]

    Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]
    Every school should have a Donte Samuel. For more than eight years, Mr. Samuel has created a warm and happy environment at Belmont Elementary in West Baltimore, where excited pupils greet him daily with bright eyes and wide smiles in the middle of their...
  • L.A. Unified teachers decry new student tracking system

    L.A. Unified teachers decry new student tracking system
    Los Angeles Unified spent about $112 million on an online student tracking program a decade ago but dumped it two years ago in favor of another one that promised a streamlined way to manage enrollment, attendance and grades for the nation's second-largest...
  • READER SUBMITTED: STARBASE Connecticut Summer Fun

    STARBASE Connecticut once again offered high-quality STEM programs to rising 6th grade s udents at both sites; Windsor Locks and Waterbury. Over 100 students chose to share in the science, engineering and fun during the programs, after completing the five...
  • READER SUBMITTED: School Of Nursing Awarded $683K Federal Grant

    The Sacred Heart University School of Nursing has been awarded a $682,940 grant, the largest in the program's history. The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship grant was issued by the Health Resources and Services Administrations (HRSA), an agency of...
  • New teachers, programs and funds for Killingly students

    More than 20 new teachers will greet students as they return to school in Killingly this year. There will be five new teachers at Killingly Memorial, six at Killingly Central, five at Killingly Intermediate and six at the high school. Heather Taylor takes...
  • TV foodie Guy Fieri having an eventful summer

    The "Seinfeld" fans among us no doubt remember the episode in which George Costanza (played by Jason Alexander) declared the "Summer of George." Well, it may be accurate to proclaim this the "Summer of Guy." Last month, Guy Fieri, the tatted-up, spike-...