Connecticut Considers Taking Private Money for Public Education

01/07/14

Connecticut Considers Taking Private Money for Public Education

The Connecticut Department of Education is considering offers to support the promotion and implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), but to date has not received any “philanthropic” money, Commissioner Stefan Pryor said.

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Yale MBA Students Win Business Plan Award for ‘App’ on No-Show Patients

12/26/13

Yale MBA Students Win Business Plan Award for ‘App’ on No-Show Patients

This tool would allow medical offices overbook appointments in a smarter way by incorporating likely no-shows into that process. All offices overbook, but if it isn’t done with a certain amount of thought it doesn’t help at all

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Afghan Student Has Westover Classmates Skype With Kabul; Somalia Next

12/13/13

Afghan Student Has Westover Classmates Skype With Kabul; Somalia Next

For about 30 minutes Nov. 8, according to a Westover release, Farahnaz and Kate Taylor, Westover’s Interim Director of Global Programs, were joined by more than 15 other students and three faculty members for the Skype session with 20 students from the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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"Murder One" Actress Honored for Hartford Scholarships That Empower Young Women

12/02/13

"Murder One" Actress Honored for Hartford Scholarships That Empower Young Women

The former resident of Los Angeles, who now divides her time between a pied-à-terre in Manhattan and a country house in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford, is about to receive a special honor in Connecticut for her latest—and perhaps most enduring—role.

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Connecticut Professor Empowers Girls in a Former Soviet State, Bulgaria

11/22/13

Connecticut Professor Empowers Girls in a Former Soviet State, Bulgaria

“I’m interested in the social, economic and political aspects of inequality, particularly in regards to gender, health and education,” said Dr. Jeean Hatcherson. “I believe in providing people with opportunities for experiential learning.”

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