Almost 370 people signed up to testify at yesterday’s legislative forum about Governor Lamont’s executive orders, and less than half of the would-be speakers got their three minutes after being picked in “randomized order.” Kate Dias
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
Lawmakers addressed the elephant in the room during a standing-room only meeting of Connecticut’s Education Committee to consider bill concepts, including regionalization of education services. The subject on everyone’s mind was a bill proposal introduced
Connecticut State Auditors found 47 students were enrolled in magnet schools outside of the lottery process during the 2016-2017 school year in a new audit of the State Department of Education, potentially violating the 1996
Connecticut professors with the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system will receive two 5.5 percent raises in 2019 and 2020, according to a contract summary published by the union representing CSCU professors.
Connecticut’s Teachers Retirement System is underfunded by at least $13 billion and the state’s actuarily required contribution has grown 145 percent over the past ten years.
Part of the bipartisan budget passed in November included raising teachers’ contribution toward their pensions from 6 to 7 percent, but a bill passed out of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee would roll that
The Connecticut State Department of Education may penalize some towns for reducing their education budgets after Gov. Dannel Malloy cut education funding for municipalities.
A bill authorizing the state of Connecticut to conduct a study on viability of education savings accounts drew a bevy of experts and advocates to a packed public hearing before the Education Committee on Thursday.
Seven families with children in the Hartford public school system filed suit against the State Department of Education today over what they say are unfair enrollment quotas for Hartford’s magnet school system.