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State Budget Proposal's Impact on Pensions and Education Funding

Education funding and pensions are two issues of particular importance to teachers in the budget plan Governor Malloy released today at the opening of the 2016 legislative session. 449 more words

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The Governor's SOTS Speech, What He Said and What He Didn't Say

Every “State of” speech I’ve ever heard follows the same script:

  • A recitation of accomplishments achieved since the previous speech;
  • A shopping list of proposals to be addressed before the next one; and…
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Executive Session on HB 1604, creating a gifted ed program and increasing special ed funding, on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 AM in LOB 207

There will be an Executive Session on HB 1604 on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 AM in LOB 207.

The bill allows each school district to design and implement a gifted education program for “exceptional students” in grades 2 through 8. 47 more words


Executive Session on HB 1630, increasing education funding for all students, on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 AM on LOB 207

There will be an Executive Session on HB 1630, on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00 AM on LOB 207.

The bill increases the state funding to schools from $3,450 to $4,038 per pupil. 52 more words


Mass. Association of School Committees Concerned Over Baker's Proposed Education Funding

BOSTON, MA — The Massachusetts Association of School Committees (MASC) responded to Governor Baker’s proposed FY17 budget with a sense of disappointment but with determination to work with our friends in the House and Senate as well as our municipal partners in the coming weeks for fair school budgeting and sound educational policy. 517 more words


One Good Question with Susanna Williams: Is Higher Ed the Equalizer We Think?

This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in  1,069 more words

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Hearing on SB 473, repealing the cap on adequate education grants, on Tuesday, January 26 at 9:50 AM in LOB 103

There will be a hearing on SB 473 on Tuesday, January 25 at 9:50 AM in LOB 103. The bill repeals the statute that limits the total education grant distributed to districts.