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July 1, 2015

Union Leader ‘Stunned’ By Malloy Veto of Standards For Education Commish

by Christine Stuart | July 1, 2015 3:42pm

CTNJ file photo One of the four bills Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed Tuesday would have prescribed educational qualifications for the state’s Education Commissioner.

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June 30, 2015

House Joins Senate In Voting For Budget Implementer

by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2015 1:19am

Christine Stuart file photo The debate in the House on language to implement the budget focused early Tuesday morning on what the state is doing to attract businesses.

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June 26, 2015

Malloy Vetoes 3 Bills

by Christine Stuart | June 26, 2015 3:33pm

shutterstock (Updated 5 p.m.) Gov. Dannel P. Malloy vetoed three bills Friday related to the state’s education system.

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June 17, 2015

OP-ED | Despite New Challenges, There’s Nothing I’d Rather Do Than Teach High School English

by Barth Keck | June 17, 2015 5:30am


Before this school year began, I questioned the never-ending litany of “education reforms” thrust upon schools, and I offered my own “three-step recipe for education reform in the high school English class.”

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June 12, 2015

OP-ED | Keep An Eye Out for Mischief in Implementer When It Comes to Transparency

by Sarah Darer Littman | June 12, 2015 11:00am

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According to the CT General Assembly website, an implementer is a “bill that changes statutes to put into effect or ‘implement’ the provisions of the adopted state budget.”

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June 8, 2015

New Study Finds Choice Programs Effective in Raising Academic Achievement

by Madeline Stocker | June 8, 2015 5:03pm

A report from the state Department of Education found that public charter schools and magnet schools operated by Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs) have helped inner-city students achieve higher academic proficiency than their peers in the public school system.

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June 3, 2015

Charter School Overhaul Bill Heads to Malloy’s Desk

by Doug Hardy | June 3, 2015 1:40am

Christine Stuart photo A bill changing how the state approves charter school applications, and also requiring a new level of transparency on the schools and their management organizations, is on its way to the governor’s desk.

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June 1, 2015

Bill To Help Local Taxpayers Heads to Malloy’s Desk

by Elizabeth Regan | June 1, 2015 5:30am

Christine Stuart file photo Municipal officials and taxpayers groups will be happy to hear that a bill to give towns more control over their education budgets is on its way to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s desk.

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May 31, 2015

OP-ED | Don’t Cut $5 Million From Underfunded Bridgeport Public Schools

by Jorge Cabrera | May 31, 2015 12:56am

On June 3 the Connecticut General Assembly will close the legislative session and hanging in the balance is $5 million in much-needed funding for the Bridgeport public schools.

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May 30, 2015

Malloy Flexes Muscle For Charter Schools

by Christine Stuart | May 30, 2015 8:09pm

Doug Hardy photo More than a handful of Democratic lawmakers are unhappy that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, whom they helped re-elect, has drawn a line in the sand over funding for two new charter schools.

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