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Connecticut’s high school achievement gap is also the largest in the nation

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Education released the state-specific math and reading results of twelfth graders on its “National Assessment of Educational Progress” (NAEP)

Bridgeport Schools Excel

ConnCAN (The Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now) has released its 2010 School Report Cards, assigning letter grades to over 1,000 Connecticut public schools and 160 school districts based on

Bowles-Simpson’s Non-Progressive Social Security Plan

by Greg Anrig. Anrig, vice president for policy and programs at The Century Foundation, a nonprofit policy research institution, and the author of “The Conservatives Have No Clothes: Why Right-Wing

Key Qualities that Voters Expect in Their Presidential Candidates

What are the key characteristics that voters consider when they’re choosing their candidate for president? New research led by Judith Trent, a professor of communication at the University of

Finance and Real Estate Professor Recommends Steps to Privatize the US Mortgage Market

I’d love to hear a good argument against this proposal: Privatizing the US mortgage market and eliminating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the best ways to work toward stabilizing the US housing

New England economic outlook precarious; government fiscal woes threaten region’s recovery

The New England economic outlook remains precarious, with the regional economy struggling to continue its recovery if the U.S. economy remains weak. The looming federal and state fiscal crises will

Sorry For The Lack Of Posts

I’m fighting a series of serious health issues – hope to be back in 2-3 weeks.

Connecticut needs to end the years of secrecy surrounding taxpayer dollars and how they’re being spent

Responding to a new report by the Auditors of Public Accounts, Democratic nominee for Governor Dan Malloy said today that Connecticut needs to “end the years of secrecy surrounding taxpayer dollars