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Deaf community to file complaint to get interpreter jobs back

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– The deaf community is converging at the capitol to file a complaint in an effort to get interpreters their jobs back. 157 more words


Music Fest faces downsizing due to smaller budget

This year will mark the 10th anniversary of Hofstra’s student-run concert, Music Fest. However despite being allocated about one-fourth of the Student Government Association’s (SGA) budget, Hofstra Concerts and Entertainment Unlimited are struggling financially to make this year’s concert even better than the rest. 905 more words

Michigan: New Study Concludes Charters Harm Public Schools

A new study in Michigan finds that the proliferation of charter schools has undermined the fiscal viability of traditional public schools.

David Arsen, a professor at the College of Education at Michigan State University, discovered that school choice and especially charters were diverting resources from public school districts, leaving them in perilous condition. 700 more words

Education Reform

Independent Living Center Facing Another Round of Layoffs

STERLING, Illinois — Care for people living with disabilities might soon be hard to find in Sterling. That’s because as of July 21, 2016, the Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living hasn’t seen funds promised from the state. 360 more words


Hartford Foundation to Offer Aid to Nonprofits Affected by State Budget Cuts

As you likely already know, Connecticut is in the midst of a state budget crisis. As a result of the major budget cuts that have been made in its fallout, many nonprofits in this state are now struggling to stay afloat without the financial lifeline that has enabled them to keep their heads above water in the past. 407 more words

Community Outreach

Butcher's Block

Sergeant Flynn was waiting at the door when Black arrived at the scene.

‘Through here, ma’am,’ he said and led her down a corridor to one of the kitchens. 545 more words


Connecticut park funding debated amid budget cuts

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A key Connecticut lawmaker is hoping recent cutbacks at state parks will encourage the General Assembly to think creatively about alternative funding ideas. 137 more words