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ESSA and Federal Funding Focus of Education Committee Forum

While the election of Donald Trump raises many questions about the future of public education, state Department of Education officials remained cautiously optimistic yesterday that the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) signed into law last year will allow Connecticut schools to move in a positive direction. 604 more words

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LSR 55 makes an appropriation for rural bus service

Title: Making an appropriation for rural bus service

Sponsors: John Cloutier (Sull-10), Robert Theberge (Coos-03)


Public Schools Can Get Worse -- And They Will

Donald Trump is expected to nominate Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary.  Here’s a link to Kate Zernike’s New York Times report on the implications:

More money for grammar schools

What’s the point of a consultation if you know the outcome before you start? Opponents of grammar schools, myself included, must be asking themselves this question after yesterday’s Autumn Statement. 455 more words


CN Nov 17 2016

Pat Quinn was our Governor from 2009-20015.

As you may recall, a billionaire financier named Bruce Rauner defeated him.

On today’s show, he briefly compares notes with Hillary Clinton, who was also defeated by a billionaire with no government experience. 1,561 more words

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Parata backs down on bulk funding plans

Demise of bulk funding a big win for teachers, learners and school communities

NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA congratulate the Minister of Education and Cabinet for making the right decision to reject bulk funding of schools. 281 more words


10,000 new students projected to enter Utah classrooms in 2017

SALT LAKE CITY – 10,000 new students will be enrolling in Utah schools next year, according to the State Board of Education.

That’s like adding a whole other district, and, the question is: How will it be funded? 270 more words