October 7, 2013
by Jennifer Alexander | October 7, 2013 6:06pm
Whether it’s in Bridgeport, Bristol, or Brooklyn, budget cuts and teacher layoffs are an unwelcome prospect but sometimes an unavoidable reality. The manner in which school districts choose which teachers to let go is often decided long in advance, during collective bargaining negotiations.
January 18, 2013
by Susan Bigelow | January 18, 2013 9:19am
The legislative session is off and running at last, and members are rushing to propose new laws. Thus far, the focus has been squarely on gun control and school safety in the wake of Newtown, but there’s plenty more going on beneath the surface. Sadly, some of the many, many bills being raised should stay out of sight.
Tags: general assembly, session, joe markley, legislation, bills, Susan Bigelow, dh
June 6, 2012
by Elizabeth Bowling | June 6, 2012 8:44am
His classmates were allowed to wear duct tape over their mouths in silent support of gay rights, but a Wolcott High School student was told he had to remove an anti-gay T-shirt, according to his father.