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Monthly Archive for March, 2010

: March, 2010

Education Research Reports

Recent education research reports are summarized below. Click on the links for further details, and, in many cases. links to the full reports. These, and many other reports are available at my

More Simmons McMahon dirt – I’m loving it

WHY IS LINDA MCMAHON KEEPING DISTANCE FROM LEGISLATION ON CONCUSSIONS IN HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS? Because Her Company Has Repeatedly Rejected The Science Motivating The Legislation, Even Though Its Has

Malloy Endorsed McMahon

Who wrote this: It is always critical for the state to tap the business insights and experiences, as well as the professional training and certifications, of our corporate citizens for public

Himes Announces $50,000 Grant for HIV/AIDS Prevention Program to Bridgeport’s Mount Aery Baptist Church

Congressman Jim Himes (CT-4) today announced $50,000 in federal funding for Bridgeport’s Mount Aery Baptist Church’s HIV prevention program. These critical funds will be used to make the program more

CT Race to the Top Score: 345 out of 500

The U.S. Department of Education today awarded Connecticut 345 points on its losing Round 1 Race to the Top application, underscoring the need for gaining additional points in the second round by

Another Beautiful Rob Simmons Ad

I hope Dick Blumenthal’s campaign hires whomever is responsible for these ads If McMahon is the Republican nominee.

Lamont Unveils Plan to Create Jobs in Connecticut

Today, Ned Lamont released his multi-pronged plan to create jobs, foster business growth, and move our state’s economy forward. Lamont’s Business Plan for Connecticut outlines immediate steps to help

Health Care Bill includes community health services and prevention and wellness initiatives

The Health Care Bill has many excellent features beyond its health insurance provisions. I focused on one in my last post – the calorie notification provisions championed by Rosa DeLauro. Bernie


The menu labeling provision included in the health reform legislation signed into law by President Obama last week, will enable consumers to see nutritional benefits of restaurant’s menu items. The

Paid sick days especially needed for working women

On Wednesday morning Senator Mary Ann Handley and Representative Kim Fawcett will join women’s advocates to kick off a lobby day highlighting the need for paid sick days for working women and for