A Teacher of the Year finalists from Hartford is looking to inspire and motivate his students during these troubling times.
MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Teacher Tabatha Rosproy’s preschool class met inside a nursing and retirement home in rural Kansas, forming a bond with residents that continued even when social distancing requirements due to the coronavirus pandemic forced her classroom to close down. After a school year of unprecedented disruptions, Rosproy was chosen as the 2020 […]
U.S. Congresswoman Jahana Hayes announced Thursday her husband, a first-responder in Waterbury, has tested positive for COVID-19.
PHOENIX (AP) — Like students across the U.S., Christa Schall was working toward graduation when the coronavirus closed her school. But unlike many, she can’t finish her classes online — her cosmetology program, like the coursework at many technical and trade schools, requires hands-on training. Schall needs to cut, paint and style hair at the […]
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The effort to reopen the economy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has set off a conflict at the state and federal level that is escalating by the day over how much legal protection companies should get if their returning workers get sick. The White House, governors, members of […]
As Connecticut gets set for phase one of reopening the state, there are plenty of questions about what to expect.
ATLANTA (AP) — It was during the Great Recession when Catoosa County first shortened its school year, from 180 to 175 instructional days, as it began years of furloughs due to budget cuts. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the next school year will be shorter still, with only 170 classroom days. The 10,000-student […]
Hamden High School teachers celebrate graduating seniors with social distance celebration in school parking lot
An incredible senior sendoff at Hamden High School Wednesday afternoon. Teachers gathered at the school and cheered on the class of 2020 as students drove around honking their horns and waving goodbye.
NORTH BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Teachers across Connecticut are working harder than ever to make sure their students are getting the education they deserve while living under the extraordinary circumstances we are currently in. And, the parents of those students want to make sure the work of the teachers is not going unnoticed. Had it […]
Supporting students with special needs during ‘distance-learning’ policies amid coronavirus outbreak
“We’ve been so fortunate. We’ve had wonderful special ed teachers throughout the year. I have a newfound appreciation for teachers, very much so,” says Lisa Tremblay. But her 17 year old daughter, Faith, is missing those experts and also her friends at Shelton High School.