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Trinity Professor Bands Birds at CREC Two Rivers for 14 Years

Using nets barely visible to the eye, sixth-grade students at CREC Two Rivers Magnet Middle School recently worked with Trinity College professor Joan Morrison to capture birds and then identify, weigh, measure, and band them before releasing them back into their environment. “It was cool,” said Alyssa Dipini, of Windsor, explaining that she w

CREC Changes School Name to Better Reflect Theme

The CREC Medical Professions Academy in New Britain, formerly known as the CREC Medical Professions and Teacher Preparation Academy, has been renamed the Academy of Science and Innovation. It remains an interdistrict magnet school operated by CREC. CREC made this change to ensure that the school’s name accurately reflects its theme. Beginning th

Battling Specific Learning Disability (Dyslexia)

Connecticut Public Law 14-39 ensures that students with specific learning disability/dyslexia are identified early and that they receive appropriate instruction. As a result, CREC works with the Connecticut State Department of Education to make sure this happens. It is an effort that CREC takes seriously. Dyslexia is classified as a learning disab

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

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