November 24, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2014 11:02am
November 21, 2014
by Suzanne Bates | November 21, 2014 10:00am
The early childhood lobby wants you to believe that getting children in school a year earlier is going to lead to big educational gains for our schoolchildren — especially our economically disadvantaged schoolchildren — but the research does not support that claim.
Tags: early childhood education, opinion, Suzanne Bates, dh
November 18, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm
November 17, 2014
by Barth Keck | November 17, 2014 12:15pm
November 14, 2014
by Camden Archambeau | November 14, 2014 2:16pm
EDITOR’S NOTE: Introducing Camden Archambeau, a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.
In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 people were killed by Adam Lanza, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formed a commission to review and reform policy regarding public safety, especially on school safety, gun violence, and mental health.
November 12, 2014
by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2014 3:49pm
For the past 50 years the War on Poverty has taken two separate paths. One focuses money on programs for low-income children, and the other focuses money on programs to train low-income adults in the workforce.
by CTByTheNumbers | November 12, 2014 10:00am
There are any number of ways to measure the effectiveness of local school districts, and the latest effort has placed East Granby, Litchfield and Stafford at the top of the list.
by Jennifer Alexander | November 12, 2014 5:30am
Our state’s recent gubernatorial contest rightly featured a robust back and forth over the health and funding of Connecticut’s K-12 education system. As a parent and education advocate, I could not be happier to see these issues on full display, because I know how important great schools are to the civic and economic future of our state.
October 31, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | October 31, 2014 4:48pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced $22 million in new state funding for school security projects Friday at Manchester High School. Malloy, who is locked in a close re-election battle, said he will propose at least $10 million more next year if he’s re-elected Tuesday.
October 23, 2014
by Barth Keck | October 23, 2014 7:00am
As a Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan, I was disappointed with their recent elimination from the playoffs. Nevertheless, I was heartened by their successful season, especially since prognosticators gave them no chance of winning anything this year.