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  • Applications available for enrichment courses on the Peninsula

    Science teachers will get a chance to get enrichment training from a Jefferson Lab's after school program. The Science Education group at the U.S. Department of Energy Research facility is taking applications for the program which runs from September to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Jr. Apprentice Receives Comcast Grant For 2014 Teen Apprenticeship Program

    Jr. Apprentice is pleased to announce that Comcast will be a supporter of their Teen Apprenticeship Program for the second consecutive year. This partnership includes a $2,500 grant from Comcast to help Jr. Apprentice in their mission to provide...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut High School Students Visit China

    Twenty high school students from Connecticut traveled to China this summer to complete a year-long program that began when a delegation of Chinese students came to Connecticut last summer. The students from Mark T. Sheehan and Lyman Hall high schools...
  • Pryor Helped Set Education Reform On Right Track

    Pryor Helped Set Education Reform On Right Track
    When Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was elected four years ago, Connecticut had the worst achievement gap between poor minority students and suburban white students in the country. In addition, overall test scores were flat, and the state was consistently...
  • Compassion seen as way to eliminate 'epidemic of anger' in schools

    Anyone who sets foot in a school has seen them the kids everyone picks on. They are the ones with poor hygiene, who throw tantrums or chairs; the children who seem like too much trouble. If Scarlett Lewis had her way, each would be embraced. Less...
  • Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

    Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps
    On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds. Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance had asked them to think about what could make schools...
  • Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]

    Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]
    Your recent report on college readiness among Baltimore City high school graduates presented the academic challenges facing college-bound students in the city but failed to address the problem at a systemic, statewide level (“Boosting college...
  • Quinebaug Middle College facility dazzles

    When students return to Quinebaug Middle College for the start of the 2014-2015 school year, they'll do so to a brand new 40,000-square-foot building. The 13 new teaching spaces inside include state-of-the-art science labs, a music room, an art room, a...
  • New program at NFA will help non-English speakers

    Starting out at a new high school can be confusing enough, but for students who speak virtually no English, navigating the halls of academia can seem nearly impossible. For students at Norwich Free Academy facing that challenge, NFA is opening the doors...
  • A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

    A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system
    The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return. More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...