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The Hartford CourantXavier High School is recognized statewide for its athletic success, but in a graduation ceremony Sunday for the Class of 2013, students and faculty focused on the academic achievements, Christian values and life skills the students learned in their...
Tags: Education, Roman Catholicism, Norwich, High Schools, Middletown
I recently spoke at a seminar at Harvard on the theme of education as a civil right. Among other things, the seminar conveyed the urgency as well as the intractability of the problem of low college completion rates for certain groups of young people in...
A critic of the region's air-quality agency is questioning the academic credentials of a board member empowered to vote on the fate of the fire rings in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Clark E. Parker, who sits on the South Coast Air Quality...
When I started reading Anchee Min's latest memoir, "The Cooked Seed," I presumed there would be many commonalities between her life journey in America and mine. We both emigrated from Shanghai — Min came over to the United States as a student in...
For the first time, scientists have created human embryos that are genetic copies of living people and used them to make stem cells — a feat that paves the way for treating a range of diseases with personalized body tissues but also ignites fears of...
In their commentary ("Six steps for post-Alonso school reform," May 14), Thomas Wilcox, Diane Bell-McKoy and Laura Gamble use many lofty and idealistic sounding words to promote their vision. However, it bears noting that education "reformers" are well-...
READER SUBMITTED: University Of Saint Joseph History Professor To Participate In Unique American History SeminarWest HartfordThe University of Saint Joseph (USJ) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Cote, Ph.D., assistant professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman...
Frogs that were imported for pregnancy tests and set loose in California carry a deadly fungus responsible for wiping out vast numbers of amphibians worldwide, scientists have found. Populations of African clawed frogs (Xenopus laevis) have thrived...
Marine biologist Dan Madigan stood on a dock in San Diego and considered some freshly caught Pacific bluefin tuna. The fish had managed to swim 5,000 miles from their spawning grounds near Japan to California's shores, only to end up the catch of local...
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer. But to stand out — or...
PALO ALTO — Ask Joshua Reeves about his online payroll service, and the last thing he'll want to discuss are its features and algorithms and software code and all that other cold jargon that usually comes pouring out of the mouths of Silicon...
Herbert Blau, an influential theater director, theorist and scholar who helped shape CalArts during its early years, died at his home in Seattle on May 3, his 87th birthday. He had cancer, according to the Seattle Times. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-born...
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