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March 14, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am
The University of Connecticut plans to spend $10 million of its NextGenCT funding to demolish a vacant building that divides the Avery Point campus in two.
March 12, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
The consulting firm hired by the Board of Education to conduct a search for a new superintendent on Tuesday released a report — compiled with input from eight meetings with staff, students, city officials and community members —that...
March 12, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Armed with statistics showing cuts to school budget requests over the past 15 years, the Board of Education Tuesday approved a 2014-15 school budget that would total $74.4 million, a $3.3 million, or 5.48 percent, increase over this year’s...
March 11, 2014; Updated: 6:37 pm
Members of the Preston Veterans' Memorial School PTO have taken on the task of getting a new set of playground equipment for students in second through fifth grade after the Board of Education vowed not to seek new funding for the project from the...
March 11, 2014; Updated: 12:29 am
The Town Council on Monday approved the establishment of a non-lapsing fund for the Board of Education, taking advantage of legislation that will allow the school to save unspent funds in a rainy day account that can be used for unanticipated...
March 11, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am
A referendum on a long-awaited renovation of Ledyard Middle School could be pushed back to November from the original goal of presenting it as part of the town's May budget referendum.
March 11, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am
After much discussion, the Board of Education approved Monday a $43,342,767 budget for 2013-14, representing a 3.34 percent increase over this year.
March 9, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm
The inaugural American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at Mohegan Sun brought thousands of diehard sports fans into the region Saturday, filling up hotel rooms, creating long lines at casino restaurants and even having a...
March 6, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am
School officials presented the proposed 2014-15 budget and its 2.96 percent increase to the Board of Finance Wednesday night, saying that if they had continued the current level of service and not made cuts the increase would have been 6.4 percent.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am
A school board member and the co-founder of a taxpayer group are disturbed by a request from Superintendent Michael Graner that board members not speak to the media.
March 4, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am
Karen Rosenberg recently retired from her position as Head of School at Solomon Schechter Academy, but she still can’t tear away from the small Jewish day academy that she says is “such a part of me.”
March 4, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
Stonington - Residents will vote on whether the town should spend $1.2 million to fix the leaky roof at Deans Mill School at a town meeting slated for March 18 at 7 p.m. at the high school.
Approving the expenditure will not increase...
March 3, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am
The town has included $50,000 in the proposed 2014-15 budget to fund the design of the long stalled elementary school renovation and expansion project.
March 3, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm
Children flocked to the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus Sunday for a Read Across America event.
March 2, 2014; Updated: 7:35 pm
More than 120 teachers, superintendents, parents and community members gathered at The Spa at Norwich Inn for a Saturday school session on the Common Core State Standards, a new set of academic standards in English language arts and mathematics...
March 1, 2014; Updated: 7:32 am
Billie Shea, principal of the John B. Stanton School, recently stumbled upon a puzzling statistic that ultimately presents a major obstacle in the effort to improve Norwich schools' performance on state-mandated tests.
February 28, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
The Board of Education will seek a budget of $41,177,450 for fiscal year 2015 and on Thursday approved the superintendent's recommended budget increase of $772,780, or 1.9 percent over the current budget.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 6:46 pm
Superintendent Michael Graner said he would review staffing levels across the district after a taxpayer group complained about underenrolled classes at Robert E. Fitch High School and the Board of Education asked him to look into it.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
The Board of Education has begun the process of conducting a forensic audit of Ledyard High School’s Central Activities Fund, voting to pay up to $12,000 to public accounting firm BlumShapiro.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am
The Board of Education and a Wheeler Gymnatorium music room packed with residents and town officials heard a presentation Wednesday night of several school renovation proposals.
February 27, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am
Renovations and additions to Waterford High School should be completed or scheduled for completion by April 30, when Waterford school district’s contract with O&G Industries for construction management ends.\n
February 26, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm
School administrators and Board of Education members made their displeasure with Connecticut's new teacher evaluation requirements known to state legislators during a breakfast sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education Tuesday.
February 26, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am
Parents, students, current and former school employees, and city residents expressed equal parts frustration and optimism at a forum held Tuesday night to gather community input for the city’s superintendent search.
February 24, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am
The town is considering a plan to charge a per-player fee for youth teams using town fields. And officials and parents from the Stonington Seals youth lacrosse program aren't happy about it.
February 24, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm
A chance to bid on a cruise aboard a luxury yacht that has hosted guests such as Spencer Tracy, Sir Laurence Olivier, Fred Astaire, Katharine Hepburn and Shirley Temple highlights the Stonington Education Fund annual education celebration on Friday...