August 27, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 27, 2014 12:34pm
by Barth Keck | August 27, 2014 5:30am
August 22, 2014
by Sarah Darer Littman | August 22, 2014 9:24am
As soon as the Hartford Courant reported that a state grand jury had issued a subpoena for “all emails of Commissioner Stefan Pryor since January 2012,” it was obvious the controversial head of the state Department of Education was on borrowed time. Frankly, I’m surprised he survived this long.
From the start, Pryor presided over a culture of cronyism and opacity, rather than the transparency Gov. “Dannel” P. Malloy promised.
Take his funneling of $255,000 in no-bid contracts through the State Education Resource Center, for example.
Tags: Stefan Pryor, Tom Swan, SERC, Open Checkbook, SDE, Kevin Lembo
August 21, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | August 21, 2014 3:45pm
August 20, 2014
by Hugh McQuaid | August 20, 2014 3:41pm
by Christine Stuart | August 20, 2014 12:43pm
Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor will be departing his position before January, but State Board of Education Chairman Allan Taylor made it clear that the state is still moving forward with the controversial national standards called Common Core.
August 18, 2014
by Christine Stuart and Hugh McQuaid | August 18, 2014 12:23pm
August 11, 2014
by Barth Keck | August 11, 2014 8:00am
August 7, 2014
by Jhansi Katechia | August 7, 2014 5:30am
August 4, 2014
by Christine Stuart | August 4, 2014 6:27pm
The state Board of Education expressed skepticism Monday that a new charter school would be able to get up and running before the start of the school year, but nevertheless they unanimously approved the revised plan.