The findings suggest that teachers need more support in understanding the struggles of other communities, said Linda K. Smith, deputy assistant secretary for early childhood development.
Connecticut offers free mental health services to all preschool programs that request them. As concerns grow about suspensions of young children, the approach greatly reduces troubling behaviors, a new study finds.
Connecticut is the most unequal state by income distribution, and that shows up in its public schools. Now, a new legal ruling is forcing the state to reconsider how to deal with those challenges.
Nationally, 13 percent of students – about 6.5 million – miss more than 15 days of school each year. First-ever national data show that just 4 percent of school districts account for half of chronically absent students.
The number of police in schools has skyrocketed in recent decades. But as students head back to school, the big question is: How effective are they?
Attorney General George Jepsen says he'll appeal the state Supreme Court decision, which found Connecticut's education funding system unconstitutional.
Brian Henley, Cameron Park Zoo's amphibian and reptile care supervisor, holds a two-headed baby rat snake in Waco, Texas, on Wednesday. A local zoo patron found the snake and gifted it to the zoo about two weeks ago. The snake will go on display to the public after a 90-day mandatory quarantine period.
The Northeast and other states head back to school this week, as a new civil rights education law replacing No Child Left Behind begins to take effect this fall.
Bostonian Taquari Milton wanted to change his life, but didn't know how. A mentor from My Brother's Keeper helped him find his way back to a college-bound track.
Nationwide, the opioid epidemic has contributed to an increase in the number of parents who turn over caregiving responsibility to their relatives. Programs in Georgia and several other states now offer support to these families.
How music, dance, and painting helped revive a struggling school in Bridgeport, Conn. – and how it could show others the way.