Connecticut State Department of Education Launches Science of Reading Masterclass​ ​

Press Releases 06/21/2022 Connecticut State Department of Education Launches Science of Reading Masterclass (HARTFORD, CT) – Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker is pleased to announce the rollout of a new Science of Reading (SOR) Masterclass that will provide professional learning for educators in participating districts. The first masterclass cohort will begin … Read more

Energy Secretary to Visit Nuclear Plant, Discuss Waste Issue | Connecticut News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The US energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Read more

Political Science Professor Talks About West Haven Financial Troubles – NBC Connecticut

Should the state be in charge of West Haven’s finances after investigations revealed the city misspent $ 900,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds? More than a few residents are demanding change, but getting that change may not be as difficult as it seems. NBC Connecticut’s Mike Hydeck spoke with Jonathan Wharton, associate professor of political … Read more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”; Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of COVID variants in U.S. – CDC and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter” Scientists at Europe’s physics research center will this week fire up the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the machine that found the Higgs boson particle, after a shutdown for maintenance and upgrades … Read more

The Day – Connecticut Science Center brings STEM programs to Groton students

Groton – A murmur of voices filled a lab at Catherine Kolnaski STEAM Magnet School on Tuesday as third graders were about to start an experiment. The students worked in teams to send a toy car down a ramp to see how far it would push a block at the bottom of the ramp, as … Read more