SPS Named Kendra Brown as Director of Early Childhood Education

Kendra Brown (contributed photo)
Superintendent Stamford Public School (SPS) Earl Kim and the Stamford Board of Education (BOE) announced the appointment of Kendra Brown as Director of Early Childhood Education, effective on July 1, 2018.
Apr 25, 2018 - 5:36:05 AM

Connecticut Senate Passes Bill Equalizing Access to Higher Education and Institutional Aid for Immigrant Students

Members of the Connecticut State Senate on Wednesday passed Senate Bill 4, An Act Assisting Students Without Legal Immigration Status with the Cost of College, which -- beginning with the winter 2020 semester -- extends to certain students who lack legal immigration status the ability to apply for institutional financial aid to attend an in-state, public higher education institution.
Apr 19, 2018 - 7:11:55 AM

More Than 150 Connecticut High School Students Face Off in Stock Market Challenge

The familiar ring of the stock market opening bell kicked off the trading day for more than 150 Fairfield County high school students, who tested their trading and investing mettle at the 2018 Stock Market Challenge, offered by Junior Achievement of Southwest Connecticut (JASWCT) and co-sponsored by Patriot Bank.
Apr 19, 2018 - 7:08:14 AM

NCC Receives NSF Grant to Recruit Female Engineering Students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Norwalk Community College (NCC) a $224,999 grant to develop initiatives to close the gender gap in engineering occupations and encourage more women to study engineering in college.
Apr 13, 2018 - 6:00:22 AM

Nine Stamford Educators Will Receive "Fund For Teachers" Learning Grants

For the fourth year in a row, the Dalio Foundation is Supporting Fund for Teachers (FFT) and public school districts across Connecticut by providing professional learning grants for teachers. According to the organization, Dalio announced a total of $650,000 in new grants on April 5, 2018, to support a total of 140 Connecticut teachers. Nine Stamford educators are among those chosen and together have received more than $35,000 in grant money to support their learning.
Apr 11, 2018 - 5:12:55 AM

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