Education

Bill Pearse
October 22, 2019 - 9:44 pm
(MIDDLETOWN,Conn./WTIC) - A Connecticut State Trooper working as a School Resource Officer at Vinal Technical High School in Middletown Tuesday was alerted to a teacher who was injured in a carpentry shop.The victim got his hand stuck in a wood planer and suffered a severe injury with arterial...
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UConn students rally against the use of racial slurs on campus, 10/21/19.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
October 22, 2019 - 11:58 am
Hours after hundreds of UConn students rallied for racial justice, two of their schoolmates were arrested for their alleged roles in a racist incident on campus. Campus police say that Jarred Karal, 21, of Plainville and Ryan Mucaj, 21, of Granby were identified from a viral videotape that features...
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The kid-sized "word pedometer" is used to measure speech in the home.
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
October 17, 2019 - 9:01 pm
"Hartford Talks" is a program that counts. Educators say that preschool-aged children need to hear about 21,000 words per day to develop Kindergarten-ready language skills. Research also shows that children from lower-income familes hear fewer words than their more affluent peers. So, the City of...
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