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Daily Archive for May 6th, 2010

: May 6th, 2010

Proposal addressing the achievement gap between minority and white students in Connecticut passes

BLACK & PUERTO RICAN CAUCUS WINS FINAL APPROVAL OF ACHIEVEMENT GAP LEGISLATION Lawmakers from the Connecticut General Assembly’s Black and Puerto Rican Caucus today are celebrating the final

Annual Survey Shows Drop in Pre-Schooled Children

Preschool-age children across the country are feeling the impact of the recession as states cut back on early education programs, according to the annual survey of state-funded preschool programs. “We

Campaign Finance Reform in Connecticut

To try and reduce the undue influence of special interests that the recent Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC, has enabled, the Connecticut General Assembly has passed H.B. 5471, An Act

Race to the Top Bill Passes

For the first time, every district in the state is required to evaluate teachers based on their students’ achievement. There will be a data system that links students to their teachers and teachers to

MALLOY LOOKS BACK ON LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Says Connecticut ‘can’t keep running from its problems’ Former Stamford Mayor and current Democratic candidate for Governor Dan Malloy today released the following statement at the close of the

New Haven Leaders Endorses Lamont – Glassman Ticket

DeStefano Praises Lamont’s Ideas and Experience Ned Lamont accepted the endorsement of New Haven Mayor John DeStefano and the New Haven Democratic Town Committee (DTC) at a news conference at the John