Education http://wshu.org en UConn wins championship, again! http://wshu.org/post/uconn-wins-championship-again <p></p><p></p><p>Tuesday night, just one day after the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team won the NCAA championship, the UConn women repeated the achievement. Both UConn and Notre Dame were undefeated for the season going into the game, but the Huskies stunned the Fighting Irish, winning by more than 20 points.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:41:34 +0000 Craig LeMoult 15506 at http://wshu.org UConn wins championship, again! State budget "OK" for Long Island schools http://wshu.org/post/state-budget-ok-long-island-schools <p></p><p>Albany lawmakers are voting on a blizzard of budget bills that were hammered out over the weekend. The budget includes money for a property tax rebate for homeowners and a number of education initiatives. While many are satisfied with the education funding some more satisfied than others.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:20:16 +0000 Charles Lane 15047 at http://wshu.org State budget "OK" for Long Island schools Common Core optouts reach critical number http://wshu.org/post/common-core-optouts-reach-critical-number <p></p><p>Educators on Long Island say the number of students and parents opting-out of taking standardized state tests this week is growing. The numbers are so high the tests could be deemed invalid. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:58:02 +0000 Charles Lane 15046 at http://wshu.org Common Core optouts reach critical number NY lawmakers consider delaying effects of Common Core testing http://wshu.org/post/ny-lawmakers-consider-delaying-effects-common-core-testing <p>New York lawmakers say it’s likely the state budget will include a moratorium on the effects of school exams administered in connection with the controversial Common Core learning standards.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 22:25:52 +0000 Karen DeWitt 14807 at http://wshu.org Malloy highlights bill he proposed to encourage former students to go back to college http://wshu.org/post/malloy-highlights-bill-he-proposed-encourage-former-students-go-back-college <p>Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy visited Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport on Monday to speak about a bill he has proposed to increase the number of people who can finish degrees at Connecticut’s state colleges and universities.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:16:26 +0000 Craig LeMoult 14683 at http://wshu.org Malloy highlights bill he proposed to encourage former students to go back to college