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Making The Grade

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 06:06 PM EDT

Students Flex Creative Muscles at Engineering Camp

Students Flex Creative Muscles at Engineering Camp

A robotic truck was just one of the creations students put together at a two-week engineering camp at the University of New Haven.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

Using Comedy to Teach Teens About Safe Driving

Using Comedy to Teach Teens About Safe Driving

The sketch, in conjunction with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, helps teens understand ways they are potentially unsafe on the roads.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:29 PM EDT

Students Use Humor to Teach Peers About Distracted Driving

Students Use Humor to Teach Peers About Distracted Driving

Some Connecticut high school students are trying to spread the message of safe teen driving through comedy performances.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 08:35 AM EDT

Older Workers Develop Skills Through New Program

Older Workers Develop Skills Through New Program

Seasoned workers in Connecticut learn about the non-profit sector before taking jobs helping others.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 08:43 AM EDT

Program Helps Older Workers Dive Into Nonprofit Sector

Program Helps Older Workers Dive Into Nonprofit Sector

Encore! Hartford is a UConn-based program that trains seasoned workers for nonprofit careers.

Wednesday, Jul 9, 2014 at 05:20 PM EDT

Enfield Students Learning With Legos

Enfield Students Learning With Legos

Students at Enfield's Prudence Crandall Elementary School are using Legos to help bring their lessons to life.

Wednesday, Jul 2, 2014 at 07:49 PM EDT

Students Raise Awareness of Homelesness

Students Raise Awareness of Homelesness

Students at Hall High School in West Hartford are tackling homelessness and working to change how we think of people on the streets.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 at 06:50 PM EDT

Environmental Focus at New Haven Charter School

Environmental Focus at New Haven Charter School

Students at Common Ground High School in New Haven are doing more than just learning about wetlands – they’re getting the chance to build one and create a new home for frogs and salamanders.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:17 AM EDT

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

Some students at Southington High School are discovering the joy of reading through a school book club that allows them to read what they love.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM EDT

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

Students Learn Joy of Reading Through School Book Club

The joy of reading is something many people don’t develop until later in life, but a group of students at Southington High School have discovered it through a school book club.

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