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The Hartford CourantBarbara Monahan, 97, a longtime teacher at Manchester's Nathan Hale School, died March 31. "She used to walk to school every day," said Celeste McLaughlin, Monahan's stepdaughter. "The kids who she taught would remember Mrs. Monahan because they...
West HartfordMore than 1,000 preschool children and their families celebrated the successful end of the Head Start school year by partying with circus performers in Bushnell Park before marching toward the lawn side of the Old State House to watch Asian elephants have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Congress increasingly unable to resolve budget disputes, federal programs on automatic pilot are consuming ever larger amounts of government resources. The trend helps older Americans, who receive the bulk of Social Security...
States are spending less on pre-kindergarten programs than they did a decade ago, according to a report released Monday. The National Institute for Early Education Research released the State of Preschool 2012 report, calling the last school year...
Of The Morning CallThe association that represents Pennsylvania's Head Start Program providers is out with a new summary of how sequester cuts will hurt programs for low-income children in the coming year. This according to the Pennsylvania Head Start Association: "Head...
It's nice that Congress managed to unclog the air routes by un-sequestering air traffic controllers at small airports such as Tweed in New Haven, but really, the gesture is less than public-spirited. Former state Rep. Patrick J. Flaherty, now an...
CHARLEVOIX -- Charlevoix Middle School will close next year and students will instead attend classes at the district's elementary and high schools. The move, along with a staff reduction, is expected to save the district approximately $800,000. In...
The Winchester SunSequestration. It’s an ugly word made even more odious by recent actions of our elected Congressmen (and Congresswomen), most of whom seem to lose all sense of propriety when they reach Foggy Bottom. The original idea of sequestration, agreed to...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some...
Ruth M. Land, a retired Baltimore public schools guidance counselor, died April 26 of complications from dementia at Union Memorial Hospital. She was 93. The daughter of farmers, Ruth Margaret Williams was born and raised in Ocala, Fla. After...
SACRAMENTO — Speaker John Pérez wants voters to know something: Cash may be cascading into state coffers as it hasn't for years. Democrats may totally control the Assembly with a new supermajority. But they're not going to be drunken sailors....
email@example.comSPRINGFIELD, -- It's a growing problem and educators say it's time to do something about it. There's a significant number of kids in Springfield who are not ready for kindergarten. Research shows for every dollar spent on early education, there's an...
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May 6, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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