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Phonics & The Science of Reading

In 2019, results on national and international exams showed stagnant or declining American performance in reading, and widening gaps between high and low performers.  The causes are diverse, but many experts point to a shortage of educators trained […]

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Connecticut Child Tax Rebate – June 2022

Any Connecticut resident who claimed at least one dependent child under the age of 18 on their 2021 federal income tax return may be eligible. To receive the maximum rebate of $250 per child (for […]

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May 10th  is National Fentanyl Awareness Day

May 10th  is National Fentanyl Awareness Day. Fentanyl is involved in more deaths of Americans under 50 than any other cause of death, including heart disease, cancer, and all other accidents. Learn the facts about […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year 50% of all lifetime […]

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May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is observed in the United States during the month of May, and recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. […]