October 14, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | October 14, 2016 5:30am
For good reason, they say cutting Social Security is the third rail in American politics. For the moment in Connecticut, the untouchable seem to be vocational-technical high schools.
October 13, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 13, 2016 1:03pm
October 12, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 12, 2016 5:29am
October 6, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 6, 2016 1:39pm
The man who is expected to be the next Speaker of the House did not mince words Thursday when he criticized the state Education Department’s suggestion it would close two vocational-technical high schools to find $16.3 million in savings.
September 30, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | September 30, 2016 10:00am
A long time ago, Puritans carved out the boundaries of their towns by how far away someone could live from the church and still get to the sermon on time. Today, those arbitrary boundaries are also the limits of most of our school districts, meaning the kind of education your child gets depends on which side of the line your house sits.
This is deeply unjust, and it needs to end.
by Terry Cowgill | September 30, 2016 5:30am
Few things get the old Yankee blood boiling faster than talk of regionalization — especially in Connecticut, where we essentially have a long history of government that includes only state and municipal.
September 26, 2016
by Sarah Eagan | September 26, 2016 5:30am
A paper came from my daughter’s Kindergarten the other day with a list of questions. What motivates me? (Meaning the kindergartener, not the mom). What are my favorite activities? What am I good at? What do I need to work on?
September 22, 2016
by Jack Kramer | September 22, 2016 4:44pm
September 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 19, 2016 5:30am
Even though the state said it would appeal the ruling, a Wall Street ratings firm said the Sept. 7 decision in Connecticut’s landmark education lawsuit would “benefit financially troubled cities” and boost their sagging bond ratings.
September 18, 2016
by Randall Smith | September 18, 2016 11:29pm
An open letter to Judge Moukawsher:
As a teacher in his sixteenth year in education, I wish to offer Judge Thomas Moukawsher both praise and some advice in response to his recent landmark ruling.