Yankee Institute is hiring!

The Yankee Institute is seeking an operations manager to assist with financial management, organizational effectiveness, and risk management. Our ideal candidate is detail-oriented, committed to Yankee’s mission and culture, and has experience with creating and managing budgets. Twenty hours per week; some time flexibility. Salary negotiable and commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to, with “Operations Manager” in the subject line.


Second Lawsuit Targets Connecticut Magnet School Racial Quotas

The Connecticut Parents Union filed a lawsuit in federal court on February 20 against the state of Connecticut alleging racial quotas meant to keep the state’s magnet schools diverse are actually preventing minority students from gaining access to those schools. The lawsuit is the second of its kind making its way through ...

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Lamont Budget: Cities Off the Hook for Teacher Pensions, While Towns Pay Big

Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget proposes shifting 25 percent of the “normal cost” of teacher pensions onto towns and cities, but distressed municipalities will only have to shoulder 5 percent, which means the City of Hartford will have to pay far less in teacher pension costs than neighboring South Windsor. Combined ...

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