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Inflation and the Federal Reserve

After two years of outsized returns even during a pandemic and economic lockdowns, stocks and bonds have both fared poorly in 2022. Why? According to Tim Baker, CFA, Founder and CEO Metric Financial, accelerated inflation […]

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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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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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The Many Language Days of April!

April isn’t just a month where rain showers bring May flowers; it’s also a month of fun with many celebrations including National Poetry Month and National Garden Month! Growth and inspiration can be found everywhere […]

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A History of Ukraine

Ukraine is the largest country in Europe by land area of 603,628km2.  It has a population of over 40 million people, an official language of Ukrainian, and is a major world exporter of wheat and […]

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Access Health CT Broker Academy Program

Access Health CT has an opportunity to drive change in the diversification of the Broker community in the state of Connecticut, with the potential of reducing the disparity between historically underserved communities and those that […]

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Edward O. Wilson, June 10, 1929- December 26, 2021

Edward O. Wilson was an American biologist and the leading authority on ants whose study led to some of the biggest and most provocative scientific ideas of the 20th century—the biological basis to human behavior(sociobiology) and […]

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Critical Race Theory 101

Chances are you have heard about something called Critical Race Theory(CRT), most likely from watching a national or local television news/opinion show, possibly even on social media.  The issue of CRT has now been localized […]

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is a special month dedicated to spreading awareness, encouraging education, and dispelling misinformation about diabetes.  November 14th is World Diabetes Day, as it commemorates Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. Sir Banting, along with Charles Best, […]

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October is Health Literacy Month!

Health Literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) addresses […]

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Open Culture and Astronomy

Two astronomical events have appeared in some news articles recently. The Perseid meteor showers which occur from mid-July and continue through late August. The moon will be a crescent and set early so the night […]

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Electric Vehicles in Connecticut

In 2020, Connecticut unveiled A Policy Framework for Electric Vehicle Adoption to accelerate the deployment of electric vehicles (EVs) and charging station infrastructure, among other things.  Connecticut has committed to an ambitious EV adoption goal […]

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“Tell Your Story” with Jason Reynolds

Author Jason Reynolds (Finalist for 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, Newbury Medal winner, NAACP Image Award winner and other honors) was awarded the honor of, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. In […]

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Computer Science Career Resources

Resources for careers in computer science. ComputerScience.org offers a collection of financial aid, academic, and career resources. Curated by industry professionals, we provide students and professionals with the most up-to-date information in computer science education.  […]