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December 22, 2014

OP-ED | The Year of Rebranding

by Barth Keck | December 22, 2014 10:12am

The Year of Rebranding — that’s what I’m calling 2014.

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December 16, 2014

Pryor Nominated To Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 2:00pm

CTNJ file photo Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor will leave his post in January to join Rhode Island Gov.-Elect Gina Raimondo’s administration as that state’s first Secretary of Commerce.

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Donovan Lands Job With CEA

by Christine Stuart | December 16, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo Former Speaker of the House Chris Donovan, who has struggled to find employment since losing a 2012 Congressional primary to U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, has landed a job with the Connecticut Education Association.

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December 3, 2014

Board Praises Pryor’s Tenure, Expresses Regret Over Resignation

by Christine Stuart | December 3, 2014 1:40pm

CTNJ file photo (Updated 2:48 p.m.) The state Board of Education used part of its last meeting of the year Wednesday to celebrate the three-year tenure of Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor.

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December 2, 2014

Parents, Advocates Plan New Haven Rally for Better Schools, Absent Word ‘Charter’

by Jennifer Swift | December 2, 2014 12:01pm

istockphoto Though press releases and prepared statements from parents about this week’s rally in New Haven for education reform were absent the phrase “charter schools,” the rally’s hosts have that phrase in common.

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December 1, 2014

Deleted Emails Delay Landmark Education Funding Trial

by Christine Stuart | December 1, 2014 5:30am

CTNJ file photo The landmark education funding trial that had been scheduled to start in September before being pushed back to January 2015, has been delayed indefinitely as attorneys try to figure out how many emails were deleted by the woman who leads the coalition of 18 parents suing the state.

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November 24, 2014

Williams Scores Job With CEA

by Christine Stuart | November 24, 2014 11:02am

Hugh McQuaid file photo The state’s largest teachers union, the Connecticut Education Association, announced Monday that had it hired outgoing Sen. President Pro Tempore Donald Williams as its new deputy policy director.

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November 21, 2014

OP-ED | Early Childhood Education is Not the Panacea You Might Think It Is

by Suzanne Bates | November 21, 2014 10:00am

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The early childhood lobby wants you to believe that getting children in school a year earlier is going to lead to big educational gains for our schoolchildren — especially our economically disadvantaged schoolchildren — but the research does not support that claim.

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November 18, 2014

Study: Early Childcare Workers Aren’t Adequately Compensated

by Christine Stuart | November 18, 2014 12:30pm

Christine Stuart photo Twenty-five years after the first National Child Care Staffing Study, a new study found that not much has changed.

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November 17, 2014

OP-ED | 3 Suggestions on Education Policy for the Governor’s Second Term

by Barth Keck | November 17, 2014 12:15pm

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As he ponders an education policy for his second term as governor, Dannel P. Malloy would do well to talk to a few teachers first.

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