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Capitol Region Education Council


Two CREC Locations Serve Free Breakfast and Lunch to All Students This Year

CREC is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision, which provides free breakfasts and lunches for school year 2016-17. All students enrolled at the following schools may participate in the School Breakfast Program and National School Lunch Program at no charge. Household applications are not required to receive free meals, but the schoo

Helping Students Prepare for the Future

Maribel Cartagena, a single mother of two, came from Puerto Rico to the United States 20 years ago. Her oldest son is currently serving in the U. S. Army overseas. While she is proud of him, it is difficult for her because can’t know his missions. She is always praying for his safe return. With her children now older, Cartagena recently decided i

Getting a Head Start at CREC Montessori Magnet

This year, school started early for children entering preschool 3 at CREC’s Montessori Magnet School. About 20 children and their families participated in a new, free summer program called the Children’s House Summer Program. The program was held once a week for four weeks, helping to make the transition from home to school a little easier. Pa

CREC Helps With Connecticut Administrator Certification

Since its release in February, “Practice Case Studies for the Connecticut Administrator Test,” a book published by CREC, has helped prepare many candidates for 092 administrator certification in Connecticut. “The book is well organized and an extremely useful tool for future administrators,” said Jennifer Fritz, who passed the Connecticut A

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