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  • Norwalk school options explored as some urge more thought

    Correction, 1:55 p.m.: Columbus principal’s name is Medard Thomas. NORWALK, Conn. — A “STEAM” school would likely be too expensive for Norwalk to run, while an elementary school-level International Baccalaureate program would be unique in Connecticut and would probably draw families into the city, school officials said Thursday. The educational recommendations for two major school…

  • Norwalk BoE pressured toward quick choice of magnet school programs in new school plan

    NORWALK, Conn. — Norwalk Board of Education members have a big decision to make, with an important deadline looming. A vote to authorize a school construction plan must be made on Jan. 17, in order to get the funding request into the capital budget process on time. An approval from the city would allow the…

  • Malloy signs 268 bills, vetoes 9

    Malloy signs 268 bills, vetoes 9

    HARTFORD, Conn. – After signing 268 bills into law and vetoing nine, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has cleared his desk of all legislation from the General Assembly’s 2015 session.

  • Report claims choice schools are ‘hyper-segregated’

    HARTFORD, Conn. – A new report released Wednesday by Connecticut Voices for Children concludes that children attending charter, inter-district magnet, and technical schools are more racially isolated than students attending local public schools. The report, which some say highlights the need to address how schools are funded, concluded that a majority of magnet and technical…