Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton tweets again, and again

mark“Full Day Kindergarten laudable goal, but who pays for it? #Mandate” Thus went a tweet from Republican Mayor Mark Boughton, a high-profile Twitter fan, during the governor’s budget address yesterday. Well, according to the state Department of Education, Danbury’s all-day K is funded by state and federal sources. Here’s a link to a 2012 release indicating that Danbury received $1.7 million, including funds for full-day K:


In response, Boughton tweets: “I wasn’t referring to Danbury I was referring to the communities who don’t currently have it, and will be mandated to offer.”