August 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 28, 2015 12:00pm
The statewide test scores for the new Smarter Balanced Consortium Assessment exam show that 55.4 percent of Connecticut’s students are meeting or exceeding the “achievement level” in English, and 39.1 percent are meeting or exceeding the achievement level in math.
August 21, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 21, 2015 2:56pm
Should the Department of Children and Families Connecticut Juvenile Training School be closed? That’s the question lawmakers and state officials tried to answer Friday.
August 19, 2015
by Cara Rosner | August 19, 2015 10:00am
July 31, 2015
by Suzanne Bates | July 31, 2015 8:00am
When Robert Moses, then commissioner of New York State’s Parks Department, started work on what would eventually become Jones Beach on Long Island’s South Shore, he used a tactic that would become his common practice — he vastly understated the cost of the project, knowing that once it was started, it would be nearly impossible politically to roll it back.
July 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 20, 2015 2:26pm
The House needed 101 votes to override Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s veto of a bill that outlined qualifications for a state Education Commissioner, but only 62 lawmakers voted in favor of an override Monday.
July 17, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | July 17, 2015 5:30am
While the freedom-of-information outlook has often been rather grim during the transparency-challenged Malloy administration, the General Assembly’s regular session finished up with some encouraging news.
Tags: FOI, FOI Commission, OGA, charter schools, FUSE, jumoke academy, michael sharpe, terry cowgill, dh
July 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 16, 2015 4:08pm
A day after Lawrence & Memorial Hospital announced it was joining the Yale New Haven Healthcare Corporation, Day Kimball Healthcare and Hartford Healthcare announced they were exploring a “strategic partnership that could lead to a formal affiliation.”
July 15, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 15, 2015 1:56pm
July 6, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | July 6, 2015 4:52pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill late last week to bring arrest details to light as part of the state’s sunshine law ensuring public access to government records and proceedings.
June 30, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 30, 2015 1:19am