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OP-ED | To Improve Democracy, Lower the Voting Age: “”.. but I’m not focused on running for anything at the moment.” Bull. You’re following the Chris Murphy model a little too perfectly for any informed voter to buy that nonsense.”
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DC NEWS JUNKIE | Bernie Sanders' 5th District Campaign Coordinator May Run Against Esty: “”“I have not begun to focus on fundraising yet,” Seriously? In that case she’s already a year behind. Does she think Esty hasn’t been raising money right along?”
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August 6, 2015

Union Continues Call To Replace SBAC Test For Lower Grades

by Christine Stuart | August 6, 2015 4:00pm

Christine Stuart photo The results of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium exam won’t be released until the middle of the month, but Connecticut’s largest teacher union already is cautioning the public about the information it will provide.

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July 22, 2015

Study Shows Economic Recovery Is Leaving Low-Income Families Behind

by Elizabeth Regan | July 22, 2015 5:30am

CAHS Data released Tuesday by one of the nation’s leading children’s charities reveals that economic recovery is lagging among the lowest income families and, especially in Connecticut, has left behind a disproportionate number of minority children.

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July 6, 2015

OP-ED | It’s About Choices & Second Chances

by Natasha Wiggins | July 6, 2015 7:21pm

When I heard that my son had received a spot at Achievement First’s Elm City College Prep Elementary School, it felt like my family had been given a second chance at our life in New Haven.

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June 17, 2015

8 Years After New Haven, Hartford Adopts Municipal ID Card Program

by Madeline Stocker | June 17, 2015 5:15pm

City of New Haven In September undocumented immigrants living in Hartford will be able to apply for the city’s newly-approved municipal identification card program.

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May 29, 2015

OP-ED | When Low-Wage Workers Are Paid More, Everyone Benefits

by Heather McGhee | May 29, 2015 12:00pm

Is Connecticut one of the richest states in the nation? It depends on who you ask.

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May 20, 2015

OP-ED | Show Me The (Charter Management Fee) Money!

by Robert Cotto Jr. | May 20, 2015 7:59am

When traditional schools pay their bills to educate kids, they usually don’t have much money, if any, remaining. When charter schools pay their bills, they often have money left over to spend. How much? It depends on the school. For a number of charter schools, roughly 10 percent of all of public dollars meant for educating children in these schools go to pay fees for private companies called “charter management organizations.” That’s a problem.

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May 18, 2015

Democrats Fire Back at Klarides

by Christine Stuart | May 18, 2015 5:30am

Hugh McQuaid file photo Connecticut Democrats called House Republican leader Themis Klarides a hypocrite Friday for making an appearance on a nationally syndicated radio show to criticize the governor shortly after she’d suggested he was spending too much time on the national stage.

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May 14, 2015

OP-ED | Racial Anxieties, Not Malloy, To Blame for Legislative Upset

by Susan Bigelow | May 14, 2015 1:30pm

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What’s worse than actual systemic racism? If you’re a Connecticut legislator, pointing out the racial implications of a law is a far worse crime — deserving of actually shutting down half of the legislature for a few hours.

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May 13, 2015

Klarides Calls Out Malloy Over His Comments About Republican Lawmakers

by Christine Stuart | May 13, 2015 9:10pm

Christine Stuart photo Debate in the state House of Representatives came to a screeching halt Wednesday for the second time this session when House Republican leader Themis Klarides read Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s comments about her colleagues in the CT Post.

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May 8, 2015

OP-ED | Forum Shows Connecticut Is Making Progress On Race, Justice & Law Enforcement

by Joette Katz | May 8, 2015 2:27pm

The nation has been shaken by the injustices witnessed in states and cities across our country of high-profile police custody deaths involving minorities — most often African American young men.

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