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  • Por qué quiero dejar la enseñanza?

    Por qué quiero dejar la enseñanza?
    Rodeada de montones de trabajo de estudiantes para corregir, lecciones para planificar y lavandería que hacer, tengo tan solo un deseo para el nuevo año: que los Estándares Comunes Esenciales del Estado (Common Core Standards), sus pruebas relacionados de...
  • Why I Want To Give Up Teaching

    Why I Want To Give Up Teaching
    Surrounded by piles of student work to grade, lessons to plan and laundry to do, I have but one hope for the new year: that the Common Core State Standards, their related Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing and the new teacher evaluation...
  • Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths

    Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths
    When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • All-Courant Girls Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school girls cross country team package: Courtney Akerley, Tolland, Jr. Kristen Arborio, Glastonbury, Sr. Chrissy Bendzinski, RHAM-Hebron, Sr. Madeleine Brandon, Haddam-Killingworth, So. Brittney Brown, Windsor, Fr. Hayley...
  • Glastonbury Teen Was Drunk At Time Of Fatal Crash, Police Say

    Glastonbury Teen Was Drunk At Time Of Fatal Crash, Police Say
    GLASTONBURY — A 17-year-old Glastonbury girl who died when the Honda Pilot she was driving hit several trees last summer had a blood-alcohol level of 0.27 percent — far above the legal limit — and the friends who allegedly let her get...
  • When Being Thought A Witch Was No Joke

    Among the ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other costumed trick-or-treaters making their rounds tonight, there are bound to be more than a few witches. Indeed, the image of the black-caped, wart-nosed, broomstick-riding crone with the pointy hat is a very...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • Surrogate To Twins Proud Of 'Gift' She Can Give

    Surrogate To Twins Proud Of 'Gift' She Can Give
    She held a tape recording to her stomach so the twin boys she was carrying could get used to the sounds of their mom and dad's voices. "I think I was about 9 and someone said, "What are you going to be when you grow up?' And I said, 'I'm going to have...