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New London (New London, Connecticut)

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  • School Chief Candidate, Now In Trouble, Once Rode High On National School-Reform Tide

     School Chief Candidate, Now In Trouble, Once Rode High On National School-Reform Tide
    Terrence P. Carter's chances of becoming New London's superintendent of schools seem remote, now that newspaper disclosures have sparked an investigation into whether he misrepresented his education credentials in past years and copied others' published...
  • School Control Belongs In Elected Board's Hands

    Publicly elected school boards — imperfect as they may be — play a crucial role in democratic education. If board members fail to do what's right, they can be voted out. The controversy surrounding the superintendent search in New London,...
  • New London School Board Temporarily Fills Superintendent's Vacancy

    The New London school board moved Friday to fill its superintendent's vacancy temporarily, as its legal counsel investigates Terrence Carter, the Chicago education administrator whose appointment to the job has been stalled by questions about his...
  • Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive

    Hot Or Cold, Lobster Rolls Are Worth The Drive
    At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a salt water view. My preference is the hot version, fresh lobster meat drizzled with butter and piled into a hot dog bun....
  • Incoming School Chief Called Himself Ph.D. For Years Without An Accredited Doctorate

    Terrence P. Carter, the highly touted Chicago education administrator hired to start Aug. 1 as the superintendent of New London's troubled school system, recently completed requirements for a doctorate that he's scheduled to receive next month. "Soon...
  • Nonprofit Receives $200,000 Grant to Aid Families Of Prisoners

    HARTFORD - When her daughter was incarcerated six years ago, Natalia Perez decided to move to Connecticut from Puerto Rico to take care of her grandchildren. Though their father has custody, Perez's granddaughter and grandson, now 7 and 9 years old,...
  • A Lesson In False Credentials

    It makes no sense to me why the New London board of education is even considering the application of Terrence Carter after he apparently lied about being a Ph.D. holder. If one of us common people lied on an application and were either caught before we...
  • Police: Glastonbury Man Urinated In Parking Lot, Charged With DUI

    GLASTONBURY — An 80-year-old man was charged with drunken driving Monday night after police said he was seen straggering, urinating in a parking lot and driving off. Joseph Latorra, 80, of 45 Three Mile Road in Glastonbury, was stopped on the New...
  • Glastonbury's Health Director retires

    Glastonbury's Director of Health is calling it a career after 34 years serving the town of Glastonbury. David Boone's last official day is July 31, although he will remain interim Health Director on an as-needed basis, until a new director takes the...
  • Vote Off On Incoming School Chief Who Called Himself Ph.D. Without Accredited Doctorate

    The New London school board Monday postponed a vote to approve a contract for Terrence P. Carter as its new schools superintendent after The Courant disclosed that Carter has been calling himself "doctor" and "Ph.D." for more than five years on the...
  • More Issues For Carter: Parts Of Application Identical To Published Articles

     More Issues For Carter: Parts Of Application Identical To Published Articles
    Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...