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Iona to receive $1.25 million disability specialist federal grant

The funding is for a new program that will provide scholarships allowing graduate students to become specialists in working with hard-of-hearing and deaf children.

Fed approves state’s plan to use $110 million for schools’ Covid...

“This historic level of funding allows us, as one educational community, to be bold and innovative as we forge our path to a transformative and equitable recovery," said state DOE Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker.

Group of CT Senate Dems question May 20 reopening; Lamont stays...

A group of 11 State Senate Democrats has sent a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont questioning the prudence of starting to reopen some state businesses on May 20 – concerns that the governor tried to assuage during today’s briefing.

Stepinac H.S. brings new technology into classrooms

Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains has turned two classrooms into cutting-edge, high-tech learning centers with more to follow. Rev. Thomas Collins, the school’s...

Attorneys general fighting student loan industry on state-level oversight

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman accused student loan servicers of trying to "sidestep state law and oversight."

Norwalk Community College receives $2.3 million grant from Department of Education

The five-year grant is designed to develop a comprehensive advising system from admission to degree completion through virtual and on-site facilities.

Big Blue announces $1.3m in education grants

IBM Corp. announced Sept. 20 it is awarding $1.3 million in early childhood education improvement grants of technology, services and cash to five U.S. states whose early education programs have been recognized as “exemplary” by the federal government.

Private student loan defaults balloon to $8 billion

In a report released July 20, the CPFB and Education Department outlined several recommendations aimed at shoring up the private student loan market.