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The Law and the Spending Cap

Connecticut teacher pension discount rate remains high compared to the rest of the country

Connecticut lowered the discount rate of the teacher’s retirement system from 8.5 percent to 8 percent in 2016, but it still remains higher than most other states. According to NASRA the median discount rate has dropped to 7.5 percent.

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Hartford Parents’ Magnet School Challenge to Proceed in Federal Court

Hartford parents who say their children were denied entry into Connecticut’s magnet schools because of state-mandated racial quotas won a legal victory on March 15, when a U.S. District Court judge ruled their lawsuit, Robinson v. Wentzell, should proceed in federal court rather than through the state’s court system. “This ...

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