CSDE: 2020-2021 Assessment Data Shows the Positive Effects of In-Person Learning Over Hybrid and Remote Models

Results Highlight Urgent Need for Accelerated Learning Across Subjects, Grades, and Student Groups Hartford, CT – Today, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) is releasing results of the 2020-21 statewide assessments. This report provides the first statewide picture of student achievement since the 2018-19 school year. Analyses of data from assessments administered in-person revealed:…

Connecticut Department of Public Health Issues Health Alert: Tolland County Now Upgraded To The “High Transmission” Category

HARTFORD, CT – The Centers for Disease Control has now placed Tolland County in the “High Transmission” category of COVID-19. Tolland is the seventh county in the state to be upgraded to the High Transmission category. Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, New Haven, New London and Middlesex Counties also are listed as High Transmission. Windham is the…

Homes for the Brave Signature Fundraiser Raises Over $86,000 To Date  To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Homes for the Brave organization (HFTB) held its signature fundraiser, the Step OUT for the Brave 40,000 Step Challenge, raising over $86,000 to date to help Veterans experiencing homelessness. Between Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 15 nearly 670 participants from across the country took steps where they lived to help…

Connecticut Department of Public Health Issues Health Alert: Litchfield County Now Upgraded To The “High Transmission” Category

Middlesex County Also Returns To The “High Transmission” Category HARTFORD, CT – The Centers for Disease Control has now placed Litchfield County in the “High Transmission” category of COVID-19. Litchfield is the sixth county in the state to be upgraded to the High Transmission category. New Haven, Hartford, New London, Fairfield and Middlesex Counties also…

Eversource Crews Responding as Tropical Storm Henri Comes Ashore with Heavy Rains and Strong Winds

Energy company reminds customers to stay clear of downed power lines and report outages BERLIN, CT – Thousands of line and tree crews from as far away as Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, Canada and beyond are working non-stop to restore power to Eversource customers following intense rain and high winds from Tropical Storm Henri. Workers are…