July 27, 2016

HARTFORD COURANT: New Sandy Hook Elementary School To Open To Media, Newtown Residents Friday

“The new Sandy Hook Elementary School will be opened to media and Newtown residents Friday, four years after the shootings at the school…”

July 25, 2016

CT POST: WalletHub: Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk among educated elite

“When it comes to education, Connecticut has often been the gold standard thanks to many of its institutions, and public and private schools…”

July 22, 2016

CT POST: Report: State needs to increase education funding to Bridgeport

"No municipality in the state spends less of its tax money on per-pupil spending than Bridgeport..."

July 21, 2016

CT Mirror: Education, social service agencies digest their big budget cuts

“On paper, this year's state budget has $280,102 to provide legal immigrants living in poverty with food stamps shortly after they move to Connecticut. It's a 40 percent cut from last year…”

July 17, 2016

Hartford Courant: Young Children Still Suspended In High Numbers Despite New Law

“A year after a new law designed to clamp down on the use of out-of-school suspension, a preliminary review of four of the state's biggest cities shows suspension is down, but continues at an alarmingly high rate, according to the state's child advocate…”

July 14, 2016

WHSU: Murphy Introduces Bill To Expand Diversity In Schools

“Senator Chris Murphy, D-Conn., has introduced a bill that he says will help stop the growing segregation of public schools in America…”

July 11, 2016

CT NEWS Junkie: Report: Connecticut Falls Behind In Paying Early Childhood Educators

“Connecticut is falling behind on paying competitive wages, workforce policies, and family and income support initiatives, according to the Early Childhood Workforce Index, the first-ever comprehensive state-by-state analysis of early childhood employment conditions and policies…”

July 8, 2016

HARTFORD COURANT: UConn Leaders Reassessing Raises In Discussions

“After being blasted by top legislators for awarding large salary increases and bonuses at a time when the state is in financial crisis, UConn Board Chairman Lawrence McHugh said the university leaders are now in the midst of "serious discussion" about those financial packages…”

July 7, 2016

WTNH: Southern Connecticut State University gets new president

“The state Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday unanimously voted to select Joe Bertolino as the 12th President of the New Haven-based university. He was one of three finalists for the job announced last month…”

July 6, 2016

CT MIRROR: Fees for nonprofits to run charter schools may be capped

“The fee a management organization receives for running a charter school in Connecticut may be capped at no more than one dollar out of every 10 the school receives from the state…”