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Len Cabral entertains and educates at KT Murphy Wednesday during a celebration of literacy.

KT Murphy celebrates literacy with acclaimed story teller

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Students at KT Murphy saw literacy in action Wednesday as internationally acclaimed story-teller Len Cabral headlined a cast of VIPs reading to students. Cabral has performed at numerous international story telling festivals and is an author and national award winner for story telling. He was joined in the effort to celebrate literacy by some of […] [Read More]
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Stamfod Dollars for Scholars adds ELM CEO to board

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New Board Director for scholarship group. Remember, kids, know your audience when applying for these things: Here’s the official release: Stamford Dollars for Scholars® Adds New Board Member Bruce T. Moore, Sr. CCLP, President/CEO of Eastern Land Management  Joins Board   STAMFORD, CT–April 22, 2014 –Stamford Dollars for Scholars, a local organization providing scholarships for students […] [Read More]
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The proposed school budget gets a going over by the BOR this week

Hamilton to defend budget at BOR meeting

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Fresh from Easter break but smarting from $2.9 million reduction to her requested Board of Education budget increase, Superintendent Winifred Hamilton will go the Board of Reps Thursday night to try to keep in tact her remaining $249 million request. The BOF made its cuts a couple of weeks ago disagreeing on Hamilton’s requests for […] [Read More]
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Spitball: An endowment for the public schools

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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy continues to provide low-interest loans to major corporations in the hope to keep them based in a state that’s struggling with high costs. It’s part of an overall strategy to stabilize and grow jobs, and it relies on the ability of the state to provide low-interest loans to businesses based on […] [Read More]
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Norwalk Comm College president coughs up $3k for ethics violation

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This in from the Office of State Ethics: Norwalk Community College President David Levinson pays $3,000 Penalty to Settle Allegations of Violations of the Code of Ethics   Authorized use of state funds to pay for his wife’s attendance at events   Hartford – Dr. David Levinson, president of Norwalk Community College (“NCC”), entered into […] [Read More]
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Greater than gold…

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To hear his aunt tell the story, Luis Guaillas didn’t just dislike school he was afraid of it. “He was crying. He didn’t understand anything,” his aunt Maria Ulloa said. Who can blame him. His family had only been in Stamford for a year, leaving their home in Ecuador, where he knew everyone and everyone […] [Read More]
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So you think you can teach in Stamford

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There’s an idea for a new reality show in this, but for now, anyone interested in landing a job to teach elementary school in Stamford next year should hustle on down to 888 Washington, Blvd. on April 26 for a job fair. The district’s enrollment has been expanding and it always has a number of […] [Read More]
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AITE goes international

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This is a guest posting from a very enthusiastic teacher By Anna Koltypin Latin & Russian Teacher World Language Department Academy of Information Technology & Engineering   AITE recently hosted its 10th International Evening on Friday, April 4, 2014.  The evening celebrated and resonated our nation’s motto located on The Great Seal of the United […] [Read More]
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