Happy New Year! It's Rosh Hashanah. The new television season is upon us. And… school's back in session.
Today at 3 and 9pm, we'll look at this back to school season. Students, teachers, parents: How was your first day of school? Were you excited about the new school year? Dreading it? Have... read more
A Greenwich High School student committed suicide this week, just hours after his first day of classes. A preliminary investigation reveals that 15-year old Bart Palosz died Tuesday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Greenwich Police Lieutenant Craig Gray told WTNH that Palosz used a weapo... read more
Students across the state are heading back to school this week – and they’ll be seeing a lot of changes.
The common core state standards are taking effect and changing the way teachers teach and students take tests.
Schools are struggling to find the best way to teach ESL kids English.... read more
In Hartford, school district officials say test scores held firm and showed some healthy gains. But as WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports, the way you talk about test scores can be just as important as the scores themselves.
It wasn't the press release Matt Poland would have written.
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The discovery of anesthesia is one of the major breakthroughs in medical history. From ancient times to the mid-1800s, pain from dentistry and surgery could be relieved but never eliminated. Surgery in colonial America (such as amputating a limb, removing a tumor or eye cataract, or repairing a s... read more
Cities and towns across the state wrestle with a common question -- how much power should a mayor have over the city's schools? As WNPR's Jeff Cohen reports, it's a debate that is going to a public vote in Hartford this November.
Hartford mayors can appoint themselves to the board of ed... read more
Carrie Saxon Perry, community activist in Hartford, was interviewed in the late fall of 2010 for the CPTV original documentary, "The 60s inConnecticut." While small portions of her interview do appear in the documentary, her full length interview is only available online.
Interview Synopsis:... read more