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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

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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November 14, 2014

OP-ED | Sandy Hook Commission Homeschool Proposal: Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken

by Camden Archambeau | November 14, 2014 2:16pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: Introducing Camden Archambeau, a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.

shutterstock In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 people were killed by Adam Lanza, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formed a commission to review and reform policy regarding public safety, especially on school safety, gun violence, and mental health.

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November 12, 2014

Policymakers Look At Two-Generational Approach

by Christine Stuart | November 12, 2014 3:49pm

For the past 50 years the War on Poverty has taken two separate paths. One focuses money on programs for low-income children, and the other focuses money on programs to train low-income adults in the workforce.

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Best Value School Districts? East Granby, Litchfield, Stafford

by CTByTheNumbers | November 12, 2014 10:00am

There are any number of ways to measure the effectiveness of local school districts, and the latest effort has placed East Granby, Litchfield and Stafford at the top of the list.

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OP-ED | Connecticut Students Deserve Better Performing Schools

by Jennifer Alexander | November 12, 2014 5:30am

Our state’s recent gubernatorial contest rightly featured a robust back and forth over the health and funding of Connecticut’s K-12 education system. As a parent and education advocate, I could not be happier to see these issues on full display, because I know how important great schools are to the civic and economic future of our state.

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October 31, 2014

Malloy Promises More School Security Funds, If He’s Re-Elected

by Hugh McQuaid | October 31, 2014 4:48pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced $22 million in new state funding for school security projects Friday at Manchester High School. Malloy, who is locked in a close re-election battle, said he will propose at least $10 million more next year if he’s re-elected Tuesday.

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October 23, 2014

OP-ED | On Responsibility, Sports, and Parenting

by Barth Keck | October 23, 2014 7:00am

As a Baltimore native and lifelong Orioles fan, I was disappointed with their recent elimination from the playoffs. Nevertheless, I was heartened by their successful season, especially since prognosticators gave them no chance of winning anything this year.

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