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Second statewide lockdown needed in Connecticut to flatten curve

Connecticut has experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases as colder temperatures limit the use of outdoor spaces.
November 25, 2020

Connecticut has recently experienced a surge in COVID-19 cases over the last couple months. On Nov. 20, the state surpassed 100,000 confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic. Consequently, Governor...

COVID-19 prompts students to adjust to a new college application process

November 4, 2020

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Open-note assessments provide solution to testing during hybrid learning model

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Open-note assessments allow students to focus on learning concepts opposed to memorizing the material.
October 25, 2020

The unusual circumstances of this school year have caused teachers to face several new challenges. The most prominent concern is how to handle assessments with the current hybrid model, in which half the...

Connecticut COVID-19 cases rise in wake of phase three reopening

On Monday, Oct. 12, 1, 339 COVID-19 cases were reported, brining the positivity rate up to 2.4%. The is the highest rate Connecticut has seen since June.
October 22, 2020

Connecticut reported a 2.4% COVID-19 positivity rate on Monday Oct. 12, the highest single-day rate since June.  The number of COVID-19 related hospitalizations increased by 16 patients, bringing the...

Potential COVID-19 vaccine brings controversy

A COVID-19 vaccine is currently being developed.
October 22, 2020

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