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Richard C. Briggs H.S. to change its name  Thehour.com

NORWALK -- Richard C. Briggs High School will likely go by a different name at the start of the new school year. School officials would like to change the name ...



Store to begin gun sales near Briggs HS in Norwalk  News 12 Connecticut

A weapon accessories store is about to add firearms to its inventory near a Norwalk school as tensions rise in the gun control debate across the country.



Norwalk educators, support staff honored with excellence awards  Thehour.com

NORWALK — Dozens of educators and support staff were honored for their *service* to Norwalk Public Schools and their commitment to their students Thursday ...



Expulsion program finds new home in South Norwalk  Thehour.com

NORWALK — The public school system's alternative learning program for expelled students has found a new home. The Board of Education unanimously ...



Norwalk Preservation Trust launches scholarship program  Thehour.com

NORWALK — As Charles Harris and Tod Bryant, of the Norwalk Preservation Trust, walked up Wall Street, they could not help pointing out the history around ...



City's high school graduation rate on slight decline  Thehour.com

NORWALK -- High school graduation rates in Norwalk have slightly decreased by nearly a half-percent from 2011 to 2014, while graduation rates at the state ...



See the graduation rate at your local high school  The CT Mirror

State officials celebrated another “record high” in graduation rates on Monday. Graduation rates have substantially increased over the past five years. Of the ...



Legislature poised to loosen high school graduation requirements  The CT Mirror

Ordered by a Superior Court judge last fall to bolster graduation requirements so students are no longer awarded “diplomas but without the education we ...



New Brookside Elementary School principal puts focus on students  Thehour.com

NORWALK — Sandra Faioes will lead Brookside Elementary School as the new principal this year, continuing a lengthy educational career that began in 1998.



Troubled schools on trial: What does a high school diploma prove?  The CT Mirror

The question was straightforward: Is it possible for a student to make it all the way through his or her senior year, be given a high school diploma – and be ...



Educators develop new strategies for dyslexia  CT Post

There is so much confusion around what is best for children with dyslexia,” said Jule McCombes-Tolis, director of Fairfield University's Reading and Language ...



5 Norwalk High grads honored  The Hour

NORWALK -- A rare exhilaration prevailed at the 15th annual Teacher Honor Roll installation Sunday of five more Norwalk High School graduates. A primary ...



North Haven organization helping Connecticut school district develop strategies for dyslexia  New Haven Register

There is so much confusion around what is best for children with dyslexia,” said Jule McCombes-Tolis, director of Fairfield University's Reading and Language ...



Norwalk man charged in sexual assault  Thehour.com

Correction: It was incorrectly reported in The Hour that the alleged victim was a student, but was instead, a faculty member. NORWALK — A 19-year-old Norwalk ...



Troubled schools on trial: Who’s in charge? State vs. local control  The CT Mirror

“A spending scheme really can't be said to be aimed at elementary and secondary school education when the state doesn't even enforce a coherent idea of ...



Sub charged with flirting with students  Stamford Advocate

The following day, Briggs Principal Alaine Lane complained to police, touching off a month-long investigation resulting in a warrant being issued for McNelis' ...



Theodore Wilson III, 27, Norwalk Crossing Guard  The Daily Voice

NORWALK, Conn. – Theodore "Theo" R. Wilson III, a Norwalk crossing guard, died Jan. 24. He was 27. He was born May 31, 1985, the son of Jannett D. Keller ...



The Way We Were - by Francis X. Fay Jr.  Thehour.com

25 YEARS AGO. JAN. 22, 1989 - Roodner Court residents raise money through a series of programs to buy a white picket fence that is installed around Building ...



Most middle and high schools start too early, CDC study says  The CT Mirror

The vast majority of U.S. middle and high schools begin before 8:30 a.m., despite recommendations from experts that a later start could help students get more ...



How did your school do on the new SBAC test?  The CT Mirror

See how your school and school district performed on the new English and math assessment tests aligned with Common Core state standards. The side-by-side ...



Norwalk Police: 'Gang Member' Out To Kill Rival  The Daily Voice

NORWALK, Conn. – A Bridgeport man who police say has been trying to kill a Norwalk man was arrested early Friday for the third time in three days in Norwalk, ...



Forum Tuesday on how to improve low performing Dunbar School  Ct Post

Notices of the community forum went out via fliers and a phone blast to parents and local churches, officials said, but has not been mentioned on either the ...



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