Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools

When Dr. Rydell Harrison steps down as Easton Redding and Region 9 superintendent on Sept. 23, he will leave with the knowledge that the work he helped put in place to improve education for all students will go on.

At 45, Dr. Harrison has a long career ahead of him and a rewarding Continue reading “Superintendent Harrison Details Difficult Decision to Leave ER9 Schools”

The African American Experience in Easton

Part Two of our series on the experience and history of African Americans in a rural Connecticut town.

Today, Easton is more racially, ethnically, and religiously diverse than any time in its history, as either a parish beginning in 1762, a town combined with Weston starting in Continue reading “The African American Experience in Easton”

The Unfulfilled Pledge of Liberty & Justice for All

The first of a two-part series on the history of slavery, abolition, and African Americans in Easton.

“I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August Continue reading “The Unfulfilled Pledge of Liberty & Justice for All”

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