December 8, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 8, 2016 5:30am
HARTFORD, CT — State Board of Education member Malia K. Sieve listened for close to an hour Wednesday as her fellow board members and professionals in the field discussed Connecticut’s disappointing results on a well-known nationwide science test.
December 7, 2016
by Kimberly Armstrong | December 7, 2016 5:30am
University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst stopped short of declaring UConn a sanctuary campus Tuesday in a university wide email to students.
December 1, 2016
by Jack Kramer | December 1, 2016 12:00pm
HARTFORD, CT - Proponents of funding a recovery high school in Connecticut are setting a goal of launching some sort of pilot program in time for the start of the 2017 school year.
November 30, 2016
by Toni E. Walker | November 30, 2016 11:11pm
November 29, 2016
by Barth Keck | November 29, 2016 11:23pm
“Fake news” is all the rage now. Since Election Day, articles have appeared daily, outlining this latest scourge infecting the nation’s news landscape.
Tags: Barth Keck, media literacy, fake news, propaganda, critical thinking, All the President's Men, First Amendment, Constitution, falsehoods, freedom of press, Donald Trump, Douglas Coupland, Finding Truth in an Internet World, Neag School of Education, Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus, Stanford University, dh
November 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 19, 2016 9:34am
November 18, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | November 18, 2016 10:00am
One of the great promises of the internet was that it would be a conduit for truth; repressive governments would be hard put to stop the flow of news from reaching their citizens. What we’ve gotten instead is a deluge of fake and grossly biased “news” sources that have made it a lot more difficult for us to tell what’s real.
Tags: election 2016, fake news, clickbait, libraries, budget, Susan Bigelow, fools gold, dh
November 10, 2016
by Barth Keck | November 10, 2016 9:00am
The 2016 election is history — mercifully — and Donald Trump will be our next president. While the GOP candidate might have garnered enough votes to take the win, I believe there’s an even bigger winner this year.
November 3, 2016
by Barth Keck | November 3, 2016 4:30am
It’s been two months since Judge Thomas Moukawsher held center stage for three hours in his courtroom to recite a decision calling for an overhaul of the public school system. Not surprisingly, the decision is still making news.
November 2, 2016
by Jack Kramer | November 2, 2016 10:24am