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  • Courant Preseason Top 10: Southington No. 1

    Courant Preseason Top 10: Southington No. 1
    Southington, the 2013 Class LL champion, is the top-ranked team in The Courant's preseason state and area football ratings. Ansonia, the Class S champion the past two seasons, is No. 2 in the state ratings. Hand-Madison is No. 2 in the area ratings....
  • Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract

    Hinsdale District 86 teachers, board still at odds over contract
    Tense teacher contract negotiations are continuing in Hinsdale High School District 86 as accusations from both sides fly and the school board reviews a new salary proposal. Board President Richard Skoda said Monday that teachers had delivered a...
  • Tinley Park school gets overhaul

    Tinley Park school gets overhaul
    School District 146 officials formally dedicated the new Memorial School building in Tinley Park after an extensive renovation process meant to expand and improve the facility. Tinley officials including Mayor Ed Zabrocki mingled with members of the...
  • Schools Should Cut The Over-Testing

    Schools Should Cut The Over-Testing
    High school's 11th grade can seem like a perfect storm of testing. In their junior year, usually in the spring, students take the SAT or ACT for college admission; SAT subject-matter tests; Advanced Placement tests; and federally required standards...
  • Two high school students stabbed during a fight in Cicero

    Two high school students stabbed during a fight in Cicero
    Two high school students were stabbed and another was beaten during a brawl that broke out Monday in Cicero, authorities said. None of the injuries was considered life threatening, according to a statement from Cicero officials. The fight began at...
  • East Penn School District's busing woes continue

    East Penn School District's busing woes continue
    A second week of student transportation difficulties in the East Penn School District prompted high-level representatives of new service provider Student Transportation of America Inc. to address the school board Monday night with assurances the situation...
  • UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities

    UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities
    The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools. U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...
  • Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings

    Hopkins holds onto 12th in U.S. News rankings
    There were few surprises for local colleges and universities in the oft-quoted U.S. News and World Report annual rankings released Tuesday. The Johns Hopkins University maintained its 12th-place position for national universities, falling between...
  • More students transferring in to Maryland universities

    More students transferring in to Maryland universities
    Jasmine White was accepted to Morgan State University, her dream college, almost 10 years ago. But the New Yorker discovered she could not afford the out-of-state tuition. "I just started crying because I had no idea where I was going to get [the money]...
  • Parental Guidance: What is the role of a high-school guidance counselor?

    Q: What is the role of a high school guidance counselor? The guidance counselor is typically assigned when the child enters high school. At the start of freshman year, the role is to help the child acclimate academically and socially, says Jim McCabe,...
  • Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract

    Whitehall-Coplay teachers present case for pay-raise contract
    More than 100 of the Whitehall-Coplay School District's 286 teachers, nurses, psychologists and guidance counselors packed the school board meeting Monday to call for a new contract that would bring them bigger paychecks. Decked out in bright yellow T-...