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CT PRIME Offers Connecticut Towns and School Districts a Way to Save

CREC, in partnership with 12 towns and school districts, launched Connecticut’s first municipal insurance captive in July. The purpose of the captive—called CT PRIME, Inc. —is to stabilize costs for medical stop loss insurance for self-insured employee benefit plans. It also allows municipalities and school districts to collaborate to develop

Discovery Design Lab Offers Opportunity for Hands-On Learning

Deciding what materials to use when building a boat is not an easy task. Thankfully, CREC Discovery Academy second-grader Evan Vernali had the opportunity to determine whether fabric, tin foil, and other items would float before designing his blueprint. Vernali, of Colchester, is learning about the engineering design process in his school’s Desi

CREC and CCMC Team Up to Help Student-Athletes Prevent Injury

Twice each week, several members of the CREC Academy of Aerospace and Engineering basketball team perform several drills, stopping only to catch their breath and grab some water. Their season hasn’t started yet, but they are working hard to strengthen their skills—and to make sure they stay injury free. The intense workouts are run by the divis

CREC Soundbridge Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Seven-year-old Sadie Palker, of Stamford, stood before a large crowd at CREC Soundbridge’s recent 50th anniversary celebration and read her two-page speech in a confident, clear voice, pausing for jokes and eliciting laughter and applause. If it wasn’t for the text of her speech, audience members would never know how far she has come—how har

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PBandMath, a new web app from CREC's Studio 111, is a Common Core aligned Math word problem generator. Teachers can generate hundreds of word problems to print, or display on an interactive whiteboard or projector. Getting started is easy, and free!

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