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Education Research Reports

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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 Education Research Report blog. How quickly we expect to receive our grades may also influence how we perform. Students who were told they […] [Read More]
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More Simmons McMahon dirt – I’m loving it

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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 Been Performed On Her Deceased Performers Raj Shah, Communications Director for Simmons for Senate, made the following statement in reaction to a report indicating that though […] [Read More]
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Malloy Endorsed McMahon

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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 service…By enlisting such corporate leadership, government weaves the business community into the everyday rhythm of our state, thereby ensuring long-term, public-private cooperation and success. […] [Read More]
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Himes Announces $50,000 Grant for HIV/AIDS Prevention Program to Bridgeport’s Mount Aery Baptist Church

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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 efficient and effective in preventing and reducing HIV/AIDS and substance abuse. “Mount Aery Baptist Church has played a vital role in our community by raising […] [Read More]
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CT Race to the Top Score: 345 out of 500

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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 passing three bills before the state legislature to improve access to charter schools, effectively measure teacher and principal performance and open a new […] [Read More]
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Another Beautiful Rob Simmons Ad

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I hope Dick Blumenthal’s campaign hires whomever is responsible for these ads If McMahon is the Republican nominee. [Read More]
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Lamont Unveils Plan to Create Jobs in Connecticut

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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 our companies succeed and keep jobs in Connecticut, while building the foundation for long-term prosperity through investments in promising industries, our education system, and our transportation […] [Read More]
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Health Care Bill includes community health services and prevention and wellness initiatives

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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 Sanders was responsible for greatly increased funding for community health services. Prevention and wellness initiatives abound as well. The local results of all of […] [Read More]
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DELAURO PRAISES BENEFITS OF MENU LABELING

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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 provision, which is based on menu labeling legislation that Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (CT-3) originally introduced in 2003, will require restaurants with 20 or more […] [Read More]
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Paid sick days especially needed for working women

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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 women’s health. Advocates included representatives from the Permanent Commission on the Status of Women, Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, the Connecticut Chapter […] [Read More]
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