Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

There has been quite a bit of talk and controversy surrounding the new law that was put into effect on Oct. 1, 2019: Tobacco 21.  The new law raises the age to purchase any tobacco or nicotine products or devices to 21 years old.  The law also stipulates that any online purchases of tobacco or…

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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Even though it won’t stop them…

There has been quite a bit of talk and controversy surrounding the new law that was put into effect on Oct. 1, 2019: Tobacco 21.  The new law raises the age to purchase any tobacco or nicotine products or devices to 21 years old.  The law also stipulates that any online purchases of tobacco or…

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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

The National Institute for Family Literacy discovered that 3-5 year olds who had been read to at least three times per week were two times more likely to recognize all letters, have sight-word recognition, and understand words in context. These findings show that in addition to reading, books assist with a child’s ability to communicate.…

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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

October 19, 2019
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Commentary: Early literacy and the Southington library

The National Institute for Family Literacy discovered that 3-5 year olds who had been read to at least three times per week were two times more likely to recognize all letters, have sight-word recognition, and understand words in context. These findings show that in addition to reading, books assist with a child’s ability to communicate.…

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Election: Meet the 2019 Board of Education candidates

October 18, 2019
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Election: Meet the 2019 Board of Education candidates

We asked the Board of Education candidates the following questions: 1) The BOE began last term with $1.9 million in Education Cost Sharing funding cut by the state. Balancing budgets were a big challenge in the schools for the last two years. What did you do to address this issue (incumbents) or What would you…

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Election: Meet the 2019 Board of Education candidates

October 18, 2019
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Election: Meet the 2019 Board of Education candidates

We asked the Board of Education candidates the following questions: 1) The BOE began last term with $1.9 million in Education Cost Sharing funding cut by the state. Balancing budgets were a big challenge in the schools for the last two years. What did you do to address this issue (incumbents) or What would you…

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